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Samuel S. Cross, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1951, Connecticut 1953, Pennsylvania 1977.


Cross, Samuel S. was born on October 19, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Samuel Stogden and Mildred Lurline (Hay) Cross.


Lehigh University (Bachelor of Science, 1941). University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Laws, 1949).


Worked at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. Admitted to the bar, 1951, N.Y. 1953, Conn.; 1977, Pa.

(Stamford Office)

Kelley Drye & Warren, founded in 1836 in New York City, is today a leading international law firm of over 300 lawyers, serving clients across a wide-range of industries and legal practice areas, through a global network of offices, including Hong Kong, Brussels, and seven offices coast-to-coast in the United States. Lawyers in the firm deal with large-scale financial, corporate and real estate transactions, often involving cross-border issues, complex international tax issues and conflicting legal systems. They also handle major domestic and international litigation of all kinds and specialize in such other areas as labor, bankruptcy, environmental law, immigration, employee benefits and representation of high net worth individuals and families.

Lawyers in the firm's international practice group have been, in many cases, educated and trained in international jurisdictions, including Europe, Asia and India.


  • Bar: New York 1951, Connecticut 1953, Pennsylvania 1977.


Member Legislation Commission on Revision of Corporation Laws, Hartford, Connecticut, 1957-1962. President The Ferguson Library., Stamford, 1977-1978. Trustee The Ferguson Library.

Foundation, 1987-1994, Engineering Education Foundation, Inc., since 1969. Chairman Forum for World Affairs, Inc., 1987-1989. Ltd. (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, International Law Association (American branch), Southwestern Legal Foundation (advisory board International and Comparative Law Center), Metropolitan Club (Washington), Tau Beta Pi.


Married Jodie E. Hecht, January 3, 1947 (divorced 1948). 1 child, Edward T.; Married Audrey Brauneck, November 25, 1950. Children– Stephen W., Lauren E., Robert A., Wendy A.

Samuel Stogden Cross

Mildred Lurline (Hay) Cross

Jodie E. Hecht

Audrey Brauneck

Edward T. Cross

Stephen W. Cross

Lauren E. Cross

Robert A. Cross

Wendy A. Cross