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Allan Wray Cromley

Allan Wray Cromley was American journalist. Board visitors University Oklahoma, 1970-1972; trustee William Allen White Foundation University Kansas, 1978-1990; board directors National Press Foundation, 1987-1999, Battle of the Bulge. With Army of the United States, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member of National Gridiron Club (president 1978), National Press Club 1968.

Background

  • Cromley, Allan Wray was born on April 11, 1922 in Topeka. Son of Frank George and Elsie May (Leedom) Cromley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Kansas, 1948.

    Career

    • Reporter Kansas City Kansan, 1948-1949, Oklahoma City Times, 1949-1953. Washington bureau chief Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times, 1953-1987. Senior correspondent Washington bureau Daily Oklahoman, 1987-1995.

      Retired, 1995

      Secretary standing committee correspondence House and Senate Galleries, 1961.

    Membership

    Board visitors University Oklahoma, 1970-1972. Trustee William Allen White Foundation University Kansas, 1978-1990. Board directors National Press Foundation, 1987-1999, Battle of the Bulge.

    With Army of the United States, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member of National Gridiron Club (president 1978), National Press Club 1968.

    Connections

    • Married Marian Minor, January 30, 1949. Children: Kathleen, Janet, Carter.
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    Born April 11, 1922
    • 1948
      University Kansas
    • 1948 - 1949
      Reporter Kansas City Kansan
    • 1949 - 1953
      Reporter Kansas City Kansan
    • 1953 - 1987
      Washington bureau chief Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times
    • 1987 - 1995
      senior, correspondent Washington bureau Daily Oklahoman
    • 1995
      retired