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Arthur Webster Crossley

engineer , business executive

Arthur Webster Crossley, engineer, business executive. Decorated Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Commendation medal with 2 clusters. Served as colonel chemical corps Army of the United States, 1942-1945.; Member A.I.M.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


Crossley, Arthur Webster was born on December 16, 1908 in Somerset, Colorado, United States. Son of George Lewis and Sarah Elizabeth (Jowett) Crossley.


Bachelor of Science, Franklin Institute, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Southeastern U., 1939. Master of Laws, M. P.L., 1940, Bachelor of Commercial Science, 1941.


Engineer Dennison Manufacturing Company, 1928-1930, Washington Gas Light Company, 1930-1933, H.J. Saunders ( construction engineering), Washington, 1933-1934, Public Utilities Commission, District of Columbia, 1935-1938. Assistant director, chief engineer Public Works, District of Columbia, 1938-1940, director, 1940-1941. Assistant general manager Potomac Electric Company, 1941-1948.

Treasurer Diamond Alkali Company, 1948-1955. Director finance Theo. Hamm Brewing Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1956-1960, vice president finance, 1960-1968, secretary, director, 1965-1968.

Chairman of the Board Marquette Corporation, from 1969.


Served as colonel chemical corps Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member A.I.M.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


Married Margaret M. Neu, October 15, 1932. Children: Anne Jowett, Jane Elizabeth, Susan Margaret.

George Lewis Crossley

Sarah Elizabeth (Jowett) Crossley

Margaret M. Neu

Anne Jowett Crossley

Jane Elizabeth Crossley

Susan Margaret Crossley