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service executive

Ray Elmer Cross, American service executive. Member American Society Metals (life, secretary Grand Rapids chapter 1947), Water Quality Association (life, member committee, Donald L. Petit award, Merit award 1983), Michigan Water Quality Association (president 1963-1964, member committee), Michigan Culligan Water Conditiong Association (president 1953, board directors, member committee), Kiwanis (member committee Ann Arbor chapter), Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Cross, Ray Elmer was born on October 29, 1912 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Harry Snyder and Mary A. (Skidmore) Cross.

Education

BSChemEand Master of Science in Chemistry, Michigan Technology University, 1935.

Career

Metallurgist, Bohn Aluminum & Brass, Detroit, 1935-1938;plant metallurgist magnesium fabricators division,, Adrian, Michigan, 1938-1944;chief metallurgist, Maryland. Sanity & Manufacturing Company, Baltimore, 1944-1945;chief metallurgist, Michigan Light Alloys, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1945-1947;president, Culligan Water Conditioning Inc. of Wastenau County, Ann Arbor, Michigan, since 1947.

Membership

Member American Society Metals (life, secretary Grand Rapids chapter 1947), Water Quality Association (life, member committee, Donald L. Petit award, Merit award 1983), Michigan Water Quality Association (president 1963-1964, member committee), Michigan Culligan Water Conditiong Association (president 1953, board directors, member committee), Kiwanis (member committee Ann Arbor chapter), Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, fishing, traveling.

Connections

Married Eleanor A. Kennedy, June 7, 1941. Children: Jeffrey, Harry, Joan, Bradley.

father:
Harry Snyder Cross

mother:
Mary A. (Skidmore) Cross

spouse:
Eleanor A. Kennedy

child:
Jeffrey Cross

child:
Harry Cross

child:
Joan Cross

child:
Bradley Cross