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H. R. Gross

congressman

H. R. Gross, American congressman. Decorated Purple Heart. Served in Mexico border campaign, 1916; with American Expeditionary Forces, World War I. Member Masons, Elks.

Background

Gross, H. R. was born on June 30, 1899 in Arispe, Iowa, United States.

Education

Student, University Missouri.

Career

Newspaper reporter, editor, 1921-1935. Radio news commentator, 1935-1948. Member 81st-94th Congresses from 3d Iowa district.

Membership

Served in Mexico border campaign, 1916. With American Expeditionary Forces, World War I. Member Masons, Elks.

Connections

Married Hazel E. Webster, June 29, 1929. Children: Phil, Alan.

spouse:
Hazel E. Webster

children:
Phil Gross

Alan Gross