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ROSS, Sir George William
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 028930
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1841.09.18
Place of Birth: Nairn, Canada West
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1914.03.07 (72 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Journalist, school administrator, teacher
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 6616 Days (18 years, 1 month, 12 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Middlesex, Ontario Liberal 1907.01.15 - 1914.03.07 Laurier, Wilfrid
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Middlesex West, Ontario Election declared void. Liberal 1882.06.20 Elected
Middlesex West, Ontario Liberal 1878.09.17 Elected
Middlesex West, Ontario Liberal 1874.01.22 Elected
Middlesex West, Ontario Liberal 1872.10.12 During the general election of 1872, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1872-07-20 and 1872-10-12. Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1872.10.12 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Died March 7, 1914, during the session. 1912.01.01 - 1914.03.07

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Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal Party Ontario 1883.12.14 -
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Middlesex West Ontario 1883.12.14 - 1907
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly Ontario 1883.12.14 - 1907
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Ontario

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition 1905.02 - 1907
Leader of the Liberal Party (Provincial) 1905 - 1907
Premier 1899.10.21 - 1905.02.07
Provincial Treasurer 1899.10.21 - 1905.02.07
Minister of Education 1883.11.23 - 1889.10.21
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Son Ross, Duncan Campbell
(M.P.)
1871.12.16 1961.01.10
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • Getting into Parliament and after.
    Toronto : W. Briggs; 1913. viii, 343 p.

  • Patriotic recitations and Arbor Day exercises.
    Toronto : Warwick & Rutter; 1893. xii, 374 p.

  • The Senate of Canada : its constitution, powers and duties historically considered.
    Toronto : Copp, Clark; 1914. xvi, 124 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Introduction.
    In: MacKay, William Alexander. Pioneer life in Zorra. Toronto : W. Briggs; 1899. 400 p.

  • Preface.
    In: John Castell Hopkins. Life and work of Mr. Gladstone. Toronto : Bradley-Garretson; 1895. 498 p.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • The Hon. Alexander Mackenzie: his life and times . Buckingham, William and W. Ross
    5th ed. Toronto : Rose Pub. Co; 1892. 678 p.


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