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business executive.

Rush Harrison Kress, business executive. Recipient Gari Melchers gold medal. Member S.R., S.A.R., Military Order Loyal Legion United States, Sons Union Veterans, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi.

Background

Kress, Rush Harrison was born on June 26, 1877 in Slatington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Franklin and Margaret Dodson (Connor) Kress.

Education

Graduate Bucknell U., 1900.

Career

1 daughter, Sylvia (Mistress Charles Leo Abry, Junior). Married second, Virginia Watkins. Children—Diana, Margret, Jocelyn, Francesca, Jonathan.

Honorary Chairman of the Board, S. H. Kress & Company, 5-10-25 cent stores, New York City President, trustee Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Trustee of National Gallery Art, New York University Medical Center. President, trustee Log Cabin Association, Inc.

Honorary trustee Bucknell U.

Membership

Member S.R., S.A.R., Military Order Loyal Legion United States, Sons Union Veterans, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi. Clubs: Sleepy Hollow Country (Scarborough, New York).

Connections

Married Leila McCall.; married second, Virginia Watkins. Children: Diana, Margret, Jocelyn, Francesca, Jonathan.

father:
John Franklin Kress

mother:
Margaret Dodson (Connor) Kress

spouse:
Leila McCall

spouse:
Virginia Watkins

child:
Diana Kress

child:
Margret Kress

child:
Jocelyn Kress

child:
Francesca Kress

child:
Jonathan Kress