W. B. Ross Sabine Parish, Louisiana
W. B. Ross,
member of the Police Jury from Ward Seven, was born near old
Vermillionville, Lafayette parish, March 29, 1862.
thereafter his parents moved to Rankin County, Mississippi,
where he was reared and resided until November, 1892, when he
came to Sabine parish, located near Pleasant Hill and engaged in
Later he was
employed as bookkeeper, in turn by Dr. H. L, Davis, Davis Bros,
and H. H. Kennedy. He was married July 15, 1888, and has nine
children living. Mr. Ross is at present engaged in the gin
business at Pleasant Hill.
In 1904 he
was elected a member of the Police Jury and is serving his third
term, and has served as president of that body. He is energetic
and progressive and was prime mover in the present campaign of
modern road building in this parish.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.