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Courtlandt Sherrington Gross

Courtlandt Sherrington Gross, American aircraft corporation executive.


  • Gross, Courtlandt Sherrington was born on November 21, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert H. and Mabel (Bell) Gross.

  • Education

    • Student St. George’s School, 1919-1923. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1927.


    • Clerk, salesman Lee Higginson & Company, Boston, 1927-1929. Buyer, director Viking Flying Boat Company, New Haven, 1929-1932. Eastern representative Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, New York City, 1932-1940, vice president, general manager, director, Burbank, 1943-1952, executive v. p., director, 1952-1956, president, director, 1956-1961, Chairman of the Board, chairman of the executive committee, 1961-1967.

      President, director Vega Aircraft, Burbank, 1940-1943. Contributionship for Insurance Houses from Loss by Fire.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    • Married Alexandra van R. Devereux, July 18, 1939. Children: Alexandra Devereux (deceased), Courtlandt Devereux, Mary L. Wanamaker Watriss (step-daughter.
    • father: Robert H. Gross
    • mother: Mabel (Bell) Gross
    • spouse: Alexandra van R. Devereux
    • children: Alexandra Devereux Gross (deceased)
    • Courtlandt Devereux Gross
    • Mary L. Wanamaker Watriss (step-dau Gross
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    Born November 21, 1904
    Died July 25, 1982
    (aged 77)