John Jones Ross - Federal Politics

Federal Politics

Ross successfully ran as a Conservative candidate for the district of Champlain in the 1872 federal election election, but did not run for re-election in the 1874.

He was appointed to the Senate of Canada for the Division of La Durantaye in 1887 and served as Speaker of that institution from 1891 to 1896.

Ross also was Minister without Portfolio in the federal Cabinet for a couple of months in 1896.

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