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Jean Auguste Ross (September 6, 1851 – February 3, 1920) was a Canadian physician and politician.

Jean Auguste Ross
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Rimouski
In office
1897–1911
Preceded byJean-Baptiste Romuald Fiset
Succeeded byHerménégilde Boulay
Personal details
Born(1851-09-06)September 6, 1851
Rimouski, Canada East
DiedFebruary 3, 1920(1920-02-03) (aged 68)
NationalityCanadian
Political partyLiberal

Born in Rimouski, Canada East, the son of John Ross and Caroline Talbot, Ross was educated at Ste. Anne and Rimouski Seminaries. He received his medical education from Université Laval and then started practicing medicine in Rimouski. He was also Coroner for the District of Rimouski and a Quarantine Officer for the port. He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the electoral district of Rimouski in an 1897 by-election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1900, 1904, and 1908. He was defeated in 1911.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896". Internet Archive.
  • Jean Auguste Ross – Parliament of Canada biography