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H. W. Cruickshank

newspaper executive.

H. W. Cruickshank, British newspaper executive. Member Chamber of Commerce, Navy League of the United States (Rochester council).


Cruickshank, H. W. was born on October 9, 1893 in Banff, Scotland. Son of William and Adeline A.M. (Smith) Cruickshank.


Educated Alvah Public school and Banff Academy.


Clerk, Commercial Bank of Scotland, 1909-1911, Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1911-1914. Business manager Rochester Journal American, 1923-1928. General auditor Gannett Newspapers, 1929-1933, assistant general manager, 1933-1947, general business manager, 1947-1951, general manager since 1951.

Director Beacon News Company, Beacon, New York, Binghamton (New York) Press Company, Inc., Hartford (Connecticut) Times, Inc., Ithaca (New York) Journal-News, Inc., Malone (New York) Telegram, Inc., Newburgh (New York) News Printing and Public Company, Northwestern Public Company, Danville, Illinois, Plainfield (New Jersey) Courier-News Company, Press Company, Inc., Albany, Saratogian, Inc., Saratoga Springs, Utica (New York) Observer-Dispatch, Inc., radio station WHEC, Inc., Rochester, New York. Frank E. Gannett Newspaper Foundation, Inc., Rochester, Olean (New York) Times-Herald Corporation, Teletypesetter Corporation (Chicago), J. P. McKinney & Son (New York City), Niagara Falls Gazette Public Corporation (New York), T.-H. Printing Company, Inc., Olean.


Member Chamber of Commerce, Navy League of the United States (Rochester council). Clubs: Wings (New York City).


Married S. Kathleen Amundson, November 11, 1919. Children: Herbert W., Robert G., Joy K. Came to the United States, 1922, naturalized, 1928.

William Cruickshank

Adeline A.M. (Smith) Cruickshank

S. Kathleen Amundson

Herbert W. Cruickshank

Robert G. Cruickshank

Joy K. Came to the United States Cruickshank

1922 Cruickshank

naturalized Cruickshank

1928 Cruickshank