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1940 Who's Who


ROSS, GEORGE M: Retired; b Marion Center, Penn May 4, 1851; s of Samuel Ross-Elizabeth Cowan; ed Marion Penn; m Alice Carrey Price May 23, 1878, Page Co; s David Cameron (dec 1914), George M, Samuel J, Carl Price; d Anne Elizabeth; 1868-73 owner & opr smoke shop, United States Hotel, Louisville Ky; 1875-78 farmer, Page Co; 1878-1918 farmer, Audubon Co; 1918- ret; 1st in Audubon Co & one of 1st in Iowa to develop purebred Polled Hereford cattle, owner 150 head; Ross Iowa named for him; past Audubon Co supvr; past treas co sch bd; past bd mbr Valley dist sch; AF&AM 392; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby: reading current events & magazines; res 419 1st ave, Audubon.

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Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 71.

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