|Born||Laurence Earl Crosby
January 3, 1895
|Died||February 7, 1975
Century City, Los Angeles, California
|Parent(s)||Harry Lowe Crosby
Catherine Helen Harrigan
|Relatives||Bing Crosby (brother)|
Laurence Earl "Larry" Crosby (January 3, 1895 – February 7, 1975) was the long-time publicity director of his younger brother, the singer Bing Crosby. Larry was the eldest of Bing's six siblings. He was born in Tacoma, Washington.
The seven Crosby children were brothers Larry (1895–1975), Everett (1896–1966), Ted (1900–1973), Harry (1903–1977, popularly known as Bing Crosby), and sisters Catherine (1905–1974), Mary Rose (1907–1990) and Bob (1913-1993). His parents were English-American bookkeeper Harry Lowe Crosby (1871–1950) and Irish-American Catherine Helen "Kate" Harrigan (1873–1964), daughter of a builder from County Cork, Ireland.
Starting in 1971 Larry was also director of "Prisoners in Exchange for American Construction Enterprise —PEACE" a group seeking better treatment of prisoners of Vietnam War.
- news.google, newspapers, Bangor Daily News, page 24, Larry Crosby, brother of Bing Crosby, dies of cancer, Feb 13, 1975
- Crosby, Ted; Crosby, Larry (2005) , Bing, Whitefish, Montana, United States: Kessinger, ISBN 1-4179-8573-9
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