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Encyclopedia > John Jones Ross

John Jones Ross (August 16, 1831May 4, 1901) was born in Quebec City, Canada. He was the son of a Scots-Quebecer merchant, George McIntosh Ross, and his French-Canadian wife Sophie-Éloïse Gouin. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ... The Scot-Quebecers (French language: Écossais-Québécois), were pioneer settlers who emigrated from their native Scotland to Quebec in British North America beginning in the late 1700s. ... French Canadian is a term that has several different connotations. ...


He served as Conservative Premier of the Province of Quebec from January 23, 1884 to January 25, 1887, and was later appointed to the Canadian Senate. He served as Speaker from 1891 to 1896. The Parti conservateur du Québec (in English: Conservative Party of Quebec) was a political party in Quebec, Canada. ... This is a list of the premiers of Quebec, Canada since Confederation (1867). ... During the 1960s, a terrorist group known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... The Senate (French: Sénat) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... The Speaker of the Canadian Senate is the presiding officer of the Canadian Senate. ...


Elections as party leader

He lost the 1886 election, but remained in power in a minority government until he resigned on January 25, 1887. In the Quebec general election on October 14, 1886, the Parti libéral du Québec under Honoré Mercier won a majority of seats against the Parti conservateur du Québec under John Jones Ross. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ...


See also

This is an article about the politics of Quebec, Canada. ... This is a list of Quebec general elections since Confederation in 1867, when Quebec became a province of the Dominion of Canada. ... This article presents a detailed timeline of Quebec history both as part of the British Empire and the Dominion of Canada. ...

External links

  • Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  • National Assembly biography (in French)


Preceded by:
Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
Premier of Quebec
23 January 188425 January 1887
Succeeded by:
Louis-Olivier Taillon


Categories: Stub | 1837 births | 1886 deaths | Members of the Canadian House of Commons | Quebec premiers ... The Premier of Quebec (in French Premier ministre du Québec, sometimes literally translated to Prime Minister of Quebec) is the first minister for the Canadian province of Quebec. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Louis-Olivier Taillon (September 26, 1840 - April 25, 1923) was born in Terrebonne, Quebec. ...


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John Jones Ross (393 words)
Ross represented Champlain in the Canada assembly from 1861 till the union, when he was returned for that constituency to the Dominion parliament and the legislative assembly.
Ross was a member of the executive council of Quebec and speaker of the legislative council from 27 February, 1873, till August, 1874.
Ross is vice-president of the Provincial college of physicians and surgeons and a member of the Agricultural council of Quebec, and was elected vice-president of the North Shore railway company in 1875.
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John Calvin DE LOACH was born in 1796.
John Washington DE LOACH was born on 4 May 1844.
She was married to John BLAND on 30 Sep 1606 in Of, London, England.
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