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Wilbur Cross (author)

Wilbur Lucius Cross (17 August 1918 – 4 March 2019) was an American author with over 50 books to his credit.[1] He spent 10 years as an editor at Life.

Wilbur Cross
Wilbur Lucius Cross

(1918-08-17)August 17, 1918
DiedMarch 4, 2019(2019-03-04) (aged 100)
Alma materYale University
Spouse(s)Esther Wilkinson

Cross graduated from Kent School in 1937 and Yale University. Upon graduation from Yale, he served in the United States Navy. He died in March 2019 at the age of 100.[2]


  • Disaster at the Pole
  • Gullah Culture in America (2012)
  • Zeppelins of World War I