Zenith Crossgrove has received his first retirement check from W. O. Osborn, president of The
State Exchange Bank, Culver.
Crossgrove, who lives at 909 So. Plymouth St., Culver, started to work for The State Exchange Bank Jan. 1, 1936, and completed 30 years work as custodian Saturday.
Crossgrove is the first employe of The State Exchange Bank to qualify for retirement under the pension and profit-sharing plan which has been in force for several years. Under this plan The State Exchange. Bank makes all the contribution to the fund, requiring no contribution from the employee. - THE Culver CITIZEN PAGE 1 Jan 6, 1966
Zenith Samuel Crossgrove
BIRTH 25 Apr 1900 Indiana
DEATH Nov 1967 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana
BURIAL Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana,
Zenith was the second son born to Clara Della Zellers Sparks (1878-1956) and Samuel Crossgrove (1853-1929)
In 1920 - Zenith was also working at the arsenal, probably at nearby Culver Military Academy.
On the 1930 Census, Zenith was head of household, living with his 56-year-old widowed mother Della, working for an ice company.
In 1940, Zenith was still watching over his mother and was working as a janitor at Culver State Exchange Bank
Zenith was well known for his steady, quiet, and stable approach to both his job and his family. He was well respected in his own family for becoming the "man of the remaining family" for his widowed mother and ill half-sister at his father's death in 1929.