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John Walker Cross, American lawyer. Member American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Tau Delta, Delta Theta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta.

Background

Cross, John Walker was born on August 29, 1902 in Sheldon, Missouri, United States. Son of John William and Sarah Juliza (Warnick) Cross.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kansas State Teachers College, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1931.

Career

Secretary Chamber of Commerce, Dodge City, Kansas, 1924-1927. Secretary Honorary Clifford Hope, member Congress, 1928-1931. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1930.

Partner Denning & Cross, Washington, 1931-1947, Cummings, Stanley, Truitt &Cross, 1947-1955, Cross, Murphy & Smith, 1955-1971. General counsel Government Services, Inc., Washington, 1934-1971. Counsel Air Transit Services, Inc., Washington: director, Washington counsel National Airlines, Inc. of Miami, Florida, 1938-1971.

Washington counsel Boyce-Harvey Machinery Company, Baton Rouge.

Membership

Member American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Tau Delta, Delta Theta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta. Clubs: Metropolitan. Congressional Country, National Aviation, Capitol Hill, International (Washington).

Connections

Married second, Agnes Hoerner, September 24, 1963. Children by previous marriage: Carol, John Earle.

father:
John William Cross

mother:
Sarah Juliza (Warnick) Cross

spouse:
Agnes Hoerner