Lewis Winans Ross

Lewis Winans Ross

Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, USA
Death 29 Oct 1895 (aged 82)
Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Burial Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 15360795 · View Source
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US Congressman. He attended Illinois College in 1837, then studied law and began practice in 1839. He was a member of the Illinois House in 1840 and 1841 and again in 1844 and 1845. Ross was a delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1861. He was elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1862 and was reelected twice, serving from 1863 to 1869. He then resumed his law practice and was also a delegate to the 1870 state constitutional convention.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Winans Ross (8 Dec 1812–29 Oct 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15360795, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .