Francis A. Gross Autobiography I: North Minneapolis and the Origin of North Commons » Golf Club Membership Card

Not many people have a lifetime memrbership in a golf club named for them. This card was among the memorabilia of Francis A. Gross in the possessoin of his great grandson, Tony Gross. The former Armour Golf Course was renamed to honor Gross in 1947, an action by the park board that came as a completel surprise to Gross, who was then president of the board. (Francis A. Gross III)

Francis A. Gross’s membership card for the golf course named for him in 1947

North side map 1892

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