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William Mcallister Ross, American judge.

Background

Ross, William Mcallister was born on July 12, 1850 in Maine, New York, United States. Son of Alexander and Mary (Wilson) Ross.

Education

Studied law in office of Honorary Giles W. Hotchkiss, Binghamton, New York. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1877.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1878, and began practice at Syracuse. Elected justice of the peace, 1881, and later served full term of 5 years. County judge of Onondaga County, New York, 1894-1915.

Justice Supreme Court of New York, 5th District, 1915-December 30, 1920.

Connections

Married Jessie A. Johnson, 1880.

father:
Alexander Ross

mother:
Mary (Wilson) Ross

spouse:
Jessie A. Johnson