Sobieski ROSS, Congress, PA (1828-1877)


ROSS, Sobieski, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Coudersport, Potter County, Pa., May 16, 1828; attended the common schools and Coudersport Academy; engaged in civil engineering and the real estate business; also interested in agricultural pursuits; appointed associate judge in 1852; elected as a Republican to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1877); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1876; resumed the real estate business; died in Coudersport, Pa., October 24, 1877; interment in Eulalia Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present