Silas Earl Ross Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, 1909, Doctor of Laws, 1946, University of Nevada. Graduate study, University of Wisconsin, 1914.
1 stepdau.—Evelyn P. Sherman. Assistant professor of chemistry at University of Nevada, 1909-1914. Also chemist State Department Foods, Drugs and Soils, summers.
Life insurance agent at Reno, 1914-1915. President and manager Ross-Burke Company, funeral service, Reno, Nevada, from 1915. Chairman Nevada State Republican Central Committee, 1922-1924.
Member city council, Reno, 1919-1927. Mayor protem. Reno, 1923-1927. Regent U. Nevada (chairman), 1932-1957.
Member National Selected Morticians (president 2 terms). Conference Funeral Service Examining Bds. of the United States (past president), National Funeral Dirs. Mason (33 degree, Sovereign Grand Inspector General of state of Nevada.
Knight Templer Shriner—Past Potentate. Knight of Constantine, Past Sovereign. Past Grand Master of Nevada).
Elk, Knights of Pythias. Member O.E.S. (Past Grand Patron of Nevada). Clubs: Rotary (charter.
Married Emily Coffin, June 11, 1913 (deceased, January, 1958).; married second, Mervylle Payne, April. Children: Emily Ross Baxter, Silas Earl, M.D.