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James Cross

James Cross of McNeil died Thursday, February 18, 2021 at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Marks Funeral Home in Magnolia.
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James Cross, British diplomat kidnapped by Quebec separatists – obituary

James Cross, who has died from complications of Covid-19 aged 99, was kidnapped by Quebec separatists and held hostage for 59 days while serving as senior British trade commissioner in Montreal. Early on the morning of October 5 1970 four men armed with submachine guns forced their way into the...
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James Cross, British diplomat kidnapped by Quebec separatists, dies at 99 of covid-19

The morning of Oct. 5, 1970, James “Jasper” Cross, a senior British diplomat posted in Canada, was readying himself for the day, dressed only in his shirt and undergarments, when armed intruders entered his home in an elegant neighborhood of Montreal. Under the gaze of his wife and their Dalmatian dog, the gunmen ordered Mr. Cross to the ground, handcuffed him and, after allowing him to dress, spirited him away in a taxi.