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Courtlandt Sherrington Gross

aircraft corporation executive.

Courtlandt Sherrington Gross, American aircraft corporation executive.

Background

Gross, Courtlandt Sherrington was born on November 21, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert H. and Mabel (Bell) Gross.

Education

Student St. George’s School, 1919-1923. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1927.

Career

Clerk, salesman Lee Higginson & Company, Boston, 1927-1929. Buyer, director Viking Flying Boat Company, New Haven, 1929-1932. Eastern representative Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, New York City, 1932-1940, vice president, general manager, director, Burbank, 1943-1952, executive v. p., director, 1952-1956, president, director, 1956-1961, Chairman of the Board, chairman of the executive committee, 1961-1967.

President, director Vega Aircraft, Burbank, 1940-1943. Contributionship for Insurance Houses from Loss by Fire.

Connections

Married Alexandra van R. Devereux, July 18, 1939. Children: Alexandra Devereux (deceased), Courtlandt Devereux, Mary L. Wanamaker Watriss (step-daughter.

father:
Robert H. Gross

mother:
Mabel (Bell) Gross

spouse:
Alexandra van R. Devereux

children:
Alexandra Devereux Gross (deceased)

Courtlandt Devereux Gross

Mary L. Wanamaker Watriss (step-dau Gross