Business writer; journalist.  Born– February 25, 1915, Birmingham. Parents– Sam Cross and Mabel Elon (Canterbury) Farrar. Married–Marigrace Salyer.  Children– three. Education– Attended Birmingham-Southern College, and Emory University; Millsaps College, A.B., 1940. Secretary for the Corinth, Miss. Chamber of Commerce, 1940-1941; Johnson City, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce, 1941-1942; editor of Nation’s Business, 1942-1943; assistant to the Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1943-1944; correspondent for Gannett National Service, 1945-1946; free-lance writer after 1946; publisher of American Surveyor, Photogrammitrist, and Author and Journalist. Correspondent for several business journals. Died September 21, 1970.


Contemporary Authors online


Conflict of Interest. New York; Bartholomew House, 1970.

How to Make $18,000 a Year Free-Lance Writing. New York; Hawthorn, 1957.

The Sins of Sandra Shaw. New York; Signet Books, 1958.

Successful Writers and How They Work. New York; Hawthorn, 1959.

Washington Lowdown. New York; Signet Books, 1956.

Whatever Happened to the White Backlash? New York; Macfadden, 1965.


America’s Fifty Foremost Business Leaders.  B.C. Forbes, 1947.