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Allan Wray Cromley

journalist

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.