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J E W CROSS
The death occured in Christchurch last week of Mr J E W Cross, who for more than 40 years was a prominent official of the Canterbury Park Trotting Club. Mr Cross was well known as a wine and spirits merchant. He was aged 79.
Mr Cross became a member otf the Canterbury Park Trotting Club in 1908 and he was elected a steward in 1917. He became a member of the committee in 1933 and was president from 1938-40. He was elected a life member of the club in 1940.
Mr Cross was a member of the grounds committee at Addington from 1944 and he became a director of Addington Trotting Course, Ltd, from its inception until his retirement last year.
Mr Cross raced several horses some years ago, one of his best winners being Sir Joe.
Credit: NZ Trotting Calendar 25Jun58