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William Ross William McDonald Ross
Full Name: William McDonald Ross
Date of birth: November 11, 1814
Date of death: August 26, 1872

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Mount Enterprise / Rusk   Rusk
H 22 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Mount Enterprise / Rusk   Rusk

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • ROSS, WILLIAM MCDONALD (1814-1872). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Birth date 11/14/1814 in Hickman County, Tennessee. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Ross, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Land Office  
    Physicians, To Enquire Into Expediency of Establishing a Medical Board  
    Private Land Claims  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Probate Law  
    Rules, Select  
    State Affairs  

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