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Ross, John D. "J.D."

House 1917-22 (District 48)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Big Stone

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/4/1859
Birth Place: Mecklenburg Schwerin
Birth County:
Birth Country: Germany
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.D.
City of Residence (when first elected): Clinton
Occupation (when first elected): Hardware and Implement Business

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Legislative Staff: Minnesota House of Representatives (Chief Sergeant at Arms); 1927 to 1932

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Washington County, Minnesota in 1866 with his parents and settled on a farm. He moved to Big Stone County, Minnesota in 1878. He moved to Clinton, Minnesota in 1888.

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

42nd Legislative Session (1921-1922)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/2/1920
Residence: Ortonville
Term of Office: 1/4/1921 to 1/1/1923
Counties Represented: Big Stone
Occupation: Hardware and Implement Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Game and Fish
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Markets and Marketing
  • Public Highways
  • Public Utilities
  • Towns and Counties (Chair)

41st Legislative Session (1919-1920)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/5/1918
Residence: Ortonville
Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/3/1921
Counties Represented: Big Stone
Occupation: Hardware and Implement Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Public Highways
  • Taxes
  • Towns and Counties (Chair)

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Clinton
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Big Stone
Occupation: Hardware and Implement Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agricultural Schools
  • Drainage
  • Forestry
  • General Legislation
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Towns and Counties
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