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Name Ross, John William
City Savannah
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

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

Federal Judicial Service:
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

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

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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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