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Wilbur Lucius Cross, American writer, editorial consultant. Officer American Society Journalists and Authors, New York City, 1962-1994. Captain United States Army, 1941-1946, PTO.

Background

Cross, Wilbur Lucius was born on August 17, 1918 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Wilbur Lucius and Alice Elizabeth (Sanderson) Cross.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1941.

Career

Copy writer, chief, Benton & Bowles, New York City, 1946-1953;editor, Life Magazine, New York City, 1953-1962;president, Cross, Hinshaw & Lindberg, Stamford, Connecticut, 1962-1969;editorial director, Conoco, Stamford, 1969-1980;owner, editorial director, Wilbur Cross Associations, Ltd., Bronxville, New York, since 1980;owner, editorial director, Wilbur Cross Associations, Ltd., Hilton Head, South Carolina., since 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Choices With Clout: How to Make Things Happen By Making the Right Decisions Every Day of Your Life, 1995, Encyclopedia Dictionary of Business Terms, 1996, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Grandparenting, 1998.

Membership

Officer American Society Journalists and Authors, New York City, 1962-1994. Captain United States Army, 1941-1946, PTO.

Connections

Married Esther Jane Wilkinson, May 3, 1952. Children: Candace, Melissa, Alison, Jennifer.

father:
Wilbur Lucius Cross

mother:
Alice Elizabeth (Sanderson) Cross

spouse:
Esther Jane Wilkinson

child:
Candace Cross

child:
Melissa Cross

child:
Alison Cross

child:
Jennifer Cross