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Name Ross, John William
City Savannah
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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Ross, John William
Born March 9, 1878, in Hardin County, TN
Died July 9, 1925

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For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2060

Ross, John William
Born March 9, 1878, in Hardin County, TN
Died July 9, 1925

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on May 26, 1921, to a seat vacated by John E. McCall. Confirmed by the Senate on May 31, 1921, and received commission on May 31, 1921. Service terminated on July 9, 1925, due to death.

Education:
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1900

Professional Career:
Private practice, Savannah, Tennessee, 1900-1913
Chancellor, Tennessee Chancery Court, Eighth Judicial District, 1913-1921



This additional biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ross, John William
Born March 9, 1878, in Hardin County, TN
Died July 9, 1925

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on May 26, 1921, to a seat vacated by John E. McCall. Confirmed by the Senate on May 31, 1921, and received commission on May 31, 1921. Service terminated on July 9, 1925, due to death.

Education:
Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1900

Professional Career:
Private practice, Savannah, Tennessee, 1900-1913
Chancellor, Tennessee Chancery Court, Eighth Judicial District, 1913-1921

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