April 8, 1854, North Grove, Illinois.
April 20, 1911, Esparto, California.
Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, California.
Cross was the son of Methodist Episcopal minister Aaron Cross of the Rock River Conference, Illinois. Admitted to the California Conference in 1890, he joined the faculty of the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, in 1891, eventually becoming its acting president and vice-president. He was also known as a linguist and musician.
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