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Encyclopedia > Philip Dansken Ross

Philip Dansken Ross (January 1, 1858 - July 5, 1949) was a Canadian journalist and newspaper publisher. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ...


He was born in Montreal, the son of Christina Chalmers Dansken and Montreal accountant Philip Simpson Ross (1827-1907) who was the founder of the Order of Chartered Accountants of Quebec and a member of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. Philip Dansken Ross studied at McGill University and Queen's University. He joined the staff at the Montreal Star in 1880, worked as a journalist in Toronto and then was managing editor of the Montreal Star from 1885 to 1886. City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Québec Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area  - % water 366. ... The Canadian Business Hall of Fame honours Canadas most distinguished business leaders, according to its web site. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian, research-intensive university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... The Montreal Star was an English-language Canadian newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec. ...


In 1886, Ross became co-owner of the near-bankrupt Ottawa Evening Journal newspaper. In 1891 he bought out his partner and made it inro a highly successful and respected paper. He served as its president for 60 years during which time he helped found the Canadian Press. The Ottawa Journal was a daily newspaper published in Ottawa, Ontario from 1885 to 1980. ... The Canadian Press (CP) is a Canadian news agency established in 1917 as a vehicle to permit Canadian newspapers of the day to exchange their news and information. ...


Philip Dansken Ross was a member of Ottawa City Council from 1902 to 1903. Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Established 1850 as Bytown City Mayor Bob Chiarelli Governing body Ottawa City Council MPs / MPPs See list (includes Senators) Area    - City 2,778. ...


Ross had maintained an interest in sports, playing football and hockey while at McGill and was provincial single sculling champion twice. A founder of the Ontario Hockey Association, it was Ross who persuaded Lord Stanley to offer the Stanley Cup as a prize for hockey and Earl Grey to offer the Grey Cup for Canadian football. He was also one of the first trustees of the Stanley Cup. Canadian football is a sport in which two teams of twelve players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yards (100. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The GB coxless pair of Toby Garbett & Rick Dunn at Henley Royal Regatta 2004. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, KG, GCB, GCVO, PC (15 January 1841–14 June 1908) was Colonial Secretary from 1885 to 1886 and Governor General of Canada from 1888 to 1893. ... This is the current WikiProject: Ice Hockey Article Improvement Drive collaboration! The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... Albert Grey Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey (November 28, 1851 – August 29, 1917) was the ninth Governor General of Canada from 1904 to 1911. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ...


A historical plaque commemorating Ross was erected by the Ontario Heritage Foundation on Kent Street in downtown Ottawa. The Ontario Heritage Foundation is a non-profit agency of the Ontario Ministry of Culture founded in 1975. ...


 
 

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