John Jones Ross

John Jones Ross, PC (August 16, 1831 – May 4, 1901) was born in Quebec City, Canada. He was the son of a Scots-Quebecer merchant, George McIntosh Ross, and his French-Canadian wife Sophie-Éloïse Gouin.

Read more about John Jones Ross:  Province of Canada Assembly, Provincial Politics, Federal Politics, Elections As Party Leader

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