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Ross, Jonathan, 1826-1905

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Personal name headingRoss, Jonathan, 1826-1905
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Birth date1826-04-30
Death date1905-02-23
Place of birthWaterford (Vt. : Town)
Place of deathSaint Johnsbury (Vt.)
AffiliationDartmouth College
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
Vermont. General Assembly. Senate
United States. Congress. Senate
Profession or occupationLegislators Judges Lawyers
Found inIndividual manhood, 1899: t.p. (Jonathan Ross)
Biog. dict. of the United States Congress WWW site, July 12, 2001 (Ross, Jonathan; b. Apr. 30, 1826, Waterford, Vt., d. Feb. 23, 1905, St. Johnsbury, Vt.; member of U.S. Senate 1899-1900)
OCLC, July 12, 2001 (hdgs.: Ross, Jonathan, 1826-1905; Ross, Jonathan; usage: Jonathan Ross)
Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, April 11, 2017 (Ross, Jonathan, a Senator from Vermont; born in Waterford, Caledonia County, Vt., April 30, 1826; attended the public schools and St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Academy; graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1851; principal of the Chelsea and Craftsbury Academies 1851-1856; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1856 and practiced in St. Johnsbury until 1870; State's attorney for Caledonia County 1862-1863; appointed a member of the State board of education 1866-1870; member, State house of representatives 1865-1867; member, State senate 1870; judge of the supreme court of Vermont 1870-1890; chief justice of the State of Vermont 1890-1899; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Justin S. Morrill and served from January 11, 1899, to October 18, 1900, when a successor was elected; was not an active candidate for reelection in 1900; chairman, Committee to Examine Branches of the Civil Service (Fifty-sixth Congress); chairman of the board of State railroad commissioners 1900-1902; died in St. Johnsbury, Vt., February 23, 1905; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.)
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