Ross Bass

Ross Bass

Birth
Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1 Jan 1993 (aged 74)
Miami Shores, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 8036294 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He graduated from Martin College, in 1941 and served during World War II, as a Captain in the US Army Air Corps. After the war, he became a successful owner of a soft-drink bottling plant, plus a florist and nurseryman, (1946-47) and postmaster of Pulaski, Tennessee, (1947-54). In 1955, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1964. He was then as a Democrat to the United States Senate to complete the unexpired term caused by the death of Estes Kefauver and served (1964-67). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was an owner of consulting firm in Washington, D.C., until he retired in 1976.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 27 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8036294
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ross Bass (17 Mar 1918–1 Jan 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8036294, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .