(May 12, 1905 – December 31, 1998) was a botanist, author, and the seventh and longest serving president of the University of Oklahoma Levy, David W., "University of Oklahoma," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (accessed May 26, 2010). from 1943 to 1968. Cross oversaw the expansion and construction of numerous university buildings and helped lead the college through the 1960s protest period. Pittman, Kitty, Cross, George Lynn (1905-1998)," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (accessed May 26, 2010).
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29.11.2011 [Birmingham Mail] - Surviving holders of the Victoria Cross and GeorgeCross and members of the Royal Household will also be eligible for the Diamond Jubilee medal. "Worcestershire Medal Services were awarded a Royal Warrant in January 2008."
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