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Erskine Mayo Ross, American judge.

Background

Ross, Erskine Mayo was born on June 30, 1845 in Bel Pre, Virginia, United States. Son of William Buckner and Elizabeth (Mayo) Ross.

Education

Graduate Virginia Military Institute, 1865.

Career

Admitted to California bar, 1869. Justice Supreme Court of the California, 1879-1886. United States district judge, Southern District of California, 1886-1895.

United States circuit judge, 9th Circuit, 1895-1911. Judge The United States of America Circuit Court of Appeals, January 1, since 1912.

Connections

Married Enez H. Bettis, May 7, 1874.

father:
William Buckner Ross

mother:
Elizabeth (Mayo) Ross

spouse:
Enez H. Bettis