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Wilbur Lucius Cross

writer , editorial consultant

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, 1953-1962. President Cross, Hinshaw & Lindberg, Stamford, Connecticut, 1962-1969.

Editorial director Conoco, 1969-1980. Owner, editorial director Wilbur Cross Associates, Ltd., Bronxville, New York, since 1980, Hilton Head, South Carolina, since 1980.

Works

  • 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.