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James Franklin Ross

James Franklin Ross, American conservationist. Member of American Planning Association, Coastal States Organization (national chairman 1980-1982, executive board directors since 1979).

Background

  • Ross, James Franklin was born on January 28, 1941 in Coos Bay, Oregon, United States. Son of George Frank and Joyce Almira (Collver) Ross.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oregon.

    Career

    • County extension agent Oregon State University, 1966—1970. Executive director Local Govmt. Boundary Committee, Salem, Oregon, 1970—1972, Oregon Coasta Conservation and Development Committee, Florence, 1972—1975.

      Deputy director Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, Salem, 1975—1982. Director, since 1982. Member Sea Use Council, Seattle, since 1984.

      Chairman Salem Community Relations Advisory Committee, 1972, Candalaria Local School Advisory Committee, 1978, Standard Oil Corporation of California Scholar, 1959.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian Church

    Membership

    Member of American Planning Association, Coastal States Organization (national chairman 1980-1982, executive board directors since 1979).

    Connections

    • Married Karen Lee Winkel, August 10, 1963. Children: Timothy James, Molly Sue.
    • father: George Frank Ross
    • mother: Joyce Almira (Collver) Ross
    • spouse: Karen Lee Winkel
    • children: Timothy James Ross
    • Molly Sue Ross
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    Born January 28, 1941
    Nationality
    • 1966 - 1970
      County extension agent Oregon State University
    • 1970 - 1972
      executive, director Local Govmt. Boundary Committee
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      executive, director Local Govmt. Boundary Committee
      Florence, Colorado, United States
    • 1975 - 1982
      deputy director, Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1982
      director
    • 1984
      member, Sea Use Council
      Seattle, Washington, United States