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James Earl Crosby

James Earl Crosby, American newspaper publisher. Named Outstanding Citizen, City of Staunton, 1970.

Background

  • Crosby, James Earl was born on September 17, 1935 in Staunton, Virginia, United States. Son of Lee Marvin and Mildred Lillian (Jones) Crosby.

  • Education

    • Student, University Delaware, 1957. Student, University Maryland, 1958.

    Career

    • News photographer Staunton News-Leader, 1950-1954, News-Journal Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1956-1960. Freelance photographer Unique Photo, New Castle, 1960-1962. Development director Ocean City, Maryland, 1962-1965.

      Travel director State of Delaware, Dover, 1965-1970, Shenandoah Valley, Inc., Staunton, 1970-1971. President Motivation Research, Inc., 1971-1972. Assistant to superintendent Miller School, Virginia, 1973-1980.

      President, public Bulletin, Inc., Crozet, 1980-1994. Columnist Virginia Wildlife Magazine, since 2004. President Maryland Travel Council, Annapolis, 1964-1965.

    Membership

    First aid chairman Delaware chapter Red Cross, Wilmington, 1968-1969. Vice chairman Center Virginia chapter Red Cross, Charlottesville, 1984. Founder Western Albemarle Rescue Squad, Crozet, 1978, Albemarle County Fair, Inc., Crozet, 1981.

    Boating instructor boating safety committee Virginia Department Game & Inland Fisheries, Richmond, since 1991. With United States Navy, 1954-1956. Member Society Professional Journalists, United States Coast Guard-Auxiliary (flotilla Commander 1990-1991, division captain 1994-1995, Outstanding Vessel Operator 1990, Outstanding Member Achievement 1989, 90, 91, 92), Lake Anna Boating Safety, Inc.

    (president 1990-1992), Rivanna Rifle & Pistol Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Recreational boating, ham radio operator.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Anne Southwell, April 27, 1956 (divorced March 1980). Children: Lee Jepson, Peter William, Lynn Jeannette. Married Patsy Marie Shiflett, July 31, 1981.

      Children: Ashley Blair, Avery Beth.
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    Born September 17, 1935
    • 1957
      University Del.
    • 1958
      University Maryland
    • 1950 - 1954
      News photographer Staunton News-Leader
    • 1956 - 1960
      News photographer Staunton News-Leader
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      freelance photographer Unique Photo
      New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      development director, Ocean City
      Maryland, United States
    • 1965 - 1970
      travel director, State of Delaware
      Dover, Delaware, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      travel director, State of Delaware
      Staunton, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      president, Motivation Research
    • 1973 - 1980
      assistant, to superintendent Miller School
      Virginia, United States
    • 1980 - 1994
      president
      Crozet, Virginia, United States
    • 2004
      columnist Virginia Wildlife Magazine
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