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consultant , Law educator

Harry Maybury Cross was American law educator, consultant. Bar: Washington 1941. Recipient Law medal Gonzaga University, 1994, Don Palmer award University Washington Alumni, 1997, named one of 10 Outstanding Professors of 20th Century, Student Bar Association, 2000; honoree recognition banquet University Washington Law School, 1979.


Cross, Harry Maybury was born on August 23, 1913 in Ritzville, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of James Leman and Mary Rosella (Maybury) Cross.


Bachelor, Washington State University, 1936. Juris Doctor, University Washington, 1940.


Reporter, Yakima (Washington) Morning Herald, 1937;abstracter, title examiner, Washington Title Insurance Company, Seattle, 1937-1940;Sterling fellow in law, Yale University, 1940-1941;attorney, United States Treasury Department, Washington, 1941-1942;attorney, Tennessee Valley Authority, Chattanooga, 1942-1943;assistant professor of law, University Washington, Seattle, 1943-1945;associate professor, U. Washington, 1945-1949;professor, U. Washington, 1949-1984;professor emeritus, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1984;associate dean, U. Washington (School of Law), 1975-1978;acting dean, U. Washington (School of Law), 1978, 79. Visiting professor Columbia University, 1956-1957, New York University, 1964, University of Michigan, 1972.


  • Bar: Washington 1941.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing editor: Community Property Deskbook, second edition, 1989.


Member Washington State Bar Association (Honor and Merit award 1984), American Bar Association, National Collegiate Athletic Association (president 1969, 70), University Washington Retirement Association (president 1987-1988), Order of Coif, Crimson Circle, Oval Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Alpha Delta, Kappa Sigma.


Married Mylinn A. Gould, December 25, 1935 (deceased May 1999). Children: Harry Maybury, Bruce Michael, Kim Judson.

James Leman Cross

Mary Rosella (Maybury) Cross

Mylinn A. Gould

Harry Maybury Cross

Bruce Michael Cross

Kim Judson Cross