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Sterling, Ross S., 1875-1949

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Personal name headingSterling, Ross S., 1875-1949
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Variant(s)Sterling, R. S. (Ross S.), 1875-1949
Sterling, Ross Shaw, 1875-1949
See alsoTexas. Governor (1931-1933 : Sterling)
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedHouston (Tex.)
Birth date1875-02-11
Death date1949-03-25
Place of birthAnahuac (Tex.)
Place of deathFort Worth (Tex.)
AffiliationHumble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.)
Texas. State Highway Commission
Texas. Governor
Profession or occupationGovernors
Found inCampaigning Texas, 1932: t.p. (... R.S. Sterling campaign for governor) foreword, etc. (Ross Sterling; R.S. Sterling)
The handbook of Texas, 1952-1976: v. 2 (Sterling, Ross S.; b. at Anahuac, Tex., Feb. 11, 1875; farmer, oilman, newspaperman; inaugurated governor 1931; served one term; d. in Fort Worth, Mar. 25, 1949)
Handbook of Texas Online, May 26, 2016: (Sterling, Ross Shaw; in 1910 bought two oil wells, which developed into the Humble Oil and Refining Co., organized in 1911, sold Humble interests in 1925; president of Dayton-Goose Railway Co., 1918; bought Houston Dispatch and Houston Post in 1925 and 1926 and combined them as Houston Post-Dispatch; chairman of Texas Highway Commission, 1930; in 1933, Sterling returned to Houston; president of Sterling Oil and Refining Co., 1933-1946)
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