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Wayne Anthony Ross

Wayne Anthony Ross, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1968, Alaska 1969. Decorated knight Commander Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland), knight Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchure of Jerusalem (Vatican).


  • Ross, Wayne Anthony was born on February 25, 1943 in Milwaukee. Son of Ray E. and Lillian (Steiner) Ross.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Marquette University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Marquette University, 1968.


    • Assistant attorney general State Alaska, 1968-1969. Trustee, standing master Superior Court Alaska, 1969-1973. Associate Edward J. Reasor & Associates, Anchorage, 1973-1977.

      Principal Wayne Anthony Ross & Associates, 1977-1983. Partner Ross, Gingras & Frenz, Anchorage and Cordova, Alaska, 1983-1984, Ross & Gingras, Anchorage and Cordova, 1985. President Ross, Gingras and Miner, Professional Corporation, Anchorage, 1986-1993, Ross and Miner, Professional Corporation, Anchorage, since 1993.

      Colonel area defense counsel Alaska State Defense Force. President Tyone Mountain Syndicate, Inc. Alaska Republican National Committeeman, 1992-1998.

      Republican candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1998, 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1968, Alaska 1969.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member of National Rifle Association (board directors 1980-1992, since 1994, benefactor), Anchorage Bar Association, Alaska Bar Association (Stanley award), Alaska Peace Officers Association, Military Vehicle Preservation Association (vice president 1994-1996), Alaska Territorial Cavalry (secretary 1991-1997, 2001-2005), 49th Territorial Guard Regiment (president 1987-1994, 1995-1996, vice president 2007), Smith and Wesson Collectors Association, Ohio Gun Collectors Association (honorary life), Alaska Gun Collectors Association (president).


    • Married Barbara L. Ross, June 22, 1968. Children: Gregory, Brian, Timothy, Amy.
    • father: Ray E. Ross
    • mother: Lillian (Steiner) Ross
    • spouse: Barbara L. Ross
    • children: Gregory Ross
    • Brian Ross
    • Timothy Ross
    • Amy Ross
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    Born February 25, 1943
    (age 74)