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H. R. Gross

H. R. Gross, American congressman. Decorated Purple Heart. Served in Mexico border campaign, 1916; with American Expeditionary Forces, World War I. Member Masons, Elks.

Background

  • Gross, H. R. was born on June 30, 1899 in Arispe, Iowa, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, University Missouri.

    Career

    • Newspaper reporter, editor, 1921-1935. Radio news commentator, 1935-1948. Member 81st-94th Congresses from 3d Iowa district.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served in Mexico border campaign, 1916. With American Expeditionary Forces, World War I. Member Masons, Elks.

    Connections

    • Married Hazel E. Webster, June 29, 1929. Children: Phil, Alan.
    • spouse: Hazel E. Webster
    • children: Phil Gross
    • Alan Gross
    H. R. Gross
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    Born June 30, 1899
    Died September 22, 1987
    (aged 88)
    • 1921 - 1935
      Newspaper reporter
    • 1935 - 1948
      radio news commentator

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