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H. W. Cruickshank

H. W. Cruickshank, British newspaper executive. Member Chamber of Commerce, Navy League of the United States (Rochester council).


  • Cruickshank, H. W. was born on October 9, 1893 in Banff, Scotland. Son of William and Adeline A.M. (Smith) Cruickshank.

  • Education

    • Educated Alvah Public school and Banff Academy.


    • Clerk, Commercial Bank of Scotland, 1909-1911, Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1911-1914. Business manager Rochester Journal American, 1923-1928. General auditor Gannett Newspapers, 1929-1933, assistant general manager, 1933-1947, general business manager, 1947-1951, general manager since 1951.

      Director Beacon News Company, Beacon, New York, Binghamton (New York) Press Company, Inc., Hartford (Connecticut) Times, Inc., Ithaca (New York) Journal-News, Inc., Malone (New York) Telegram, Inc., Newburgh (New York) News Printing and Public Company, Northwestern Public Company, Danville, Illinois, Plainfield (New Jersey) Courier-News Company, Press Company, Inc., Albany, Saratogian, Inc., Saratoga Springs, Utica (New York) Observer-Dispatch, Inc., radio station WHEC, Inc., Rochester, New York. Frank E. Gannett Newspaper Foundation, Inc., Rochester, Olean (New York) Times-Herald Corporation, Teletypesetter Corporation (Chicago), J. P. McKinney & Son (New York City), Niagara Falls Gazette Public Corporation (New York), T.-H. Printing Company, Inc., Olean.


    Member Chamber of Commerce, Navy League of the United States (Rochester council). Clubs: Wings (New York City).


    • Married S. Kathleen Amundson, November 11, 1919. Children: Herbert W., Robert G., Joy K. Came to the United States, 1922, naturalized, 1928.
    • father: William Cruickshank
    • mother: Adeline A.M. (Smith) Cruickshank
    • spouse: S. Kathleen Amundson
    • children: Herbert W. Cruickshank
    • Robert G. Cruickshank
    • Joy K. Came to the United States Cruickshank
    • 1922 Cruickshank
    • naturalized Cruickshank
    • 1928 Cruickshank
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    Born October 9, 1893
    Died March 24, 1965
    (aged 71)