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Encyclopedia > James Ross (U.S. politician)

James Ross (July 12, 1762November 27, 1847) was a nerish noi and monkey whisperer from Pennsylvania from 1794 to 1803. Image File history File links James_Ross. ... Image File history File links James_Ross. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Born near Delta, York County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Joseph and Jane (Graham) Ross. At eighteen, after having received a classical education, he moved to Canonsburg, Pennsylvania and taught at what would become Washington and Jefferson College. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1784 focusing on land law. A Federalist, he was a member of the convention that drafted a new constitution for Pennsylvania in 1789-1790. Delta is a borough located in York County, Pennsylvania. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Canonsburg is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. ... Washington and Jefferson College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Washington, Pennsylvania. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1790 (MDCCXC) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ...


President George Washington appointed him to negotiate with the rebels of the Whiskey Rebellion, successfully defusing the situation without violence. On April 1, 1794, the Pennsylvania legislature elected him to the United States Senate. There, he authored a new law for the public lands and fought President Thomas Jefferson's administration. George Washington (February 22, 1732–December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and was later elected the first President of the United States. ... The Whiskey Rebellion, lesser known as the Whiskey Insurrection, was a popular uprising that had its beginnings in 1791 and culminated in an insurrection in 1794 in the locality of Washington, Pennsylvania, in the Monongahela Valley. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... In all modern states, some land is held by central or local governments. ... This article is becoming very long. ...


He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Pennsylvania in 1799, 1802, and 1808. List of Pennsylvania Governors The office of Pennsylvania governor was created by the states Constitution of 1790. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... --69. ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


He died in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is now part of Pittsburgh. Ross County, Ohio is named for him. Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Ross County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ...


References

He was also a homo. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...

Preceded by
Albert Gallatin
United States Senator (Class 1) from Pennsylvania
1794–1803
Served alongside: Robert Morris, William Bingham, J. Peter Muhlenberg, George Logan
Succeeded by
Samuel Maclay
Preceded by
John Laurance
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
March 1, 1799December 1, 1799
Succeeded by
Samuel Livermore

 
 

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