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Arthur Webster Crossley

Arthur Webster Crossley, engineer, business executive. Decorated Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Commendation medal with 2 clusters. Served as colonel chemical corps Army of the United States, 1942-1945.; Member A.I.M.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


  • Crossley, Arthur Webster was born on December 16, 1908 in Somerset, Colorado, United States. Son of George Lewis and Sarah Elizabeth (Jowett) Crossley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Franklin Institute, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Southeastern U., 1939. Master of Laws, M. P.L., 1940, Bachelor of Commercial Science, 1941.


    • Engineer Dennison Manufacturing Company, 1928-1930, Washington Gas Light Company, 1930-1933, H.J. Saunders ( construction engineering), Washington, 1933-1934, Public Utilities Commission, District of Columbia, 1935-1938. Assistant director, chief engineer Public Works, District of Columbia, 1938-1940, director, 1940-1941. Assistant general manager Potomac Electric Company, 1941-1948.

      Treasurer Diamond Alkali Company, 1948-1955. Director finance Theo. Hamm Brewing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1956-1960, vice president finance, 1960-1968, secretary, director, 1965-1968.

      Chairman of the Board Marquette Corporation, from 1969.


    Served as colonel chemical corps Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member A.I.M.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


    • Married Margaret M. Neu, October 15, 1932. Children: Anne Jowett, Jane Elizabeth, Susan Margaret.
    • father: George Lewis Crossley
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Jowett) Crossley
    • spouse: Margaret M. Neu
    • children: Anne Jowett Crossley
    • Jane Elizabeth Crossley
    • Susan Margaret Crossley
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    Born December 16, 1908
    Died April 2, 1971
    (aged 62)