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Lucius Osmond Crosby, American corporation executive. Recipient citizen of year award, Picayune, 1948; Man of the Year in Tung award, 1960; Silver Beaver, Silver Antelope, Silver Buffalo awards Boy Scouts American.


Crosby, Lucius Osmond was born on October 6, 1907 in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, United States. Son of Lucius Olen and Margaret Henrietta (Reed) Crosby.


Graduate Jefferson Military College, Washington, Mississippi, 1926. Bachelor of Science in Commerce, U. Mississippi, 1931.


And farm manager Goodyear Yellow Pine Company, Picayune, Mississippi, 1931-1933, personnel and farm manager, 1934-1935. Vice president in charge sales and manufacturing Crosby Lumber & Mfg Company, 1936-1941, vice-president, director, 1936-1966. President general manager Crosby Forest Products Company, Picayune, 1941-1978, also director.

Chairman, director Pearl River Valley Railroad Company President Pine Burr Area council Boy Scouts, 1955-1957, Executive Board nat. council, regional chairman, 1958-1962, chairman nat. commission on exploring, 1963-1969. Past director state, local Young Men’s Christian Association. Past director Southern States Industrial Council.

Chairman 6th Congressional District, Mississippi Citizens for Eisenhower Commission, 1957. Mayor, City Picayune, 1957-1961. Past trustee New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.


During the second coming of Christ, the God will sit in judgment and divide humanity between the saved and the lost and will sit in judgment of the believers, rewarding them for things done while alive.


Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.


The strength of a society’s marriages is the greatest cause and indicator of societal health.


Member N.A.M. (past directory) American Tung Oil Association, Tung Oil Research and Development League (director), Mississippi Forestry Association (Vice-President 1950-1958), National Tung Oil Marketing Cooperative (director), Pan-Am Tung Research and Development League (president 1964-1967), Sigma Chi.


Children: Dorothy Lynn (Mistress Lynn Crosby Gammill), Lucius Osmond III. Employee relief administrator.

Lucius Olen Crosby

Margaret Henrietta (Reed) Crosby

Dorothy Lynn Crosby (Mistress Lynn Crosby Gammill)

Lucius Osmond III. Employee relief adminstr Crosby