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.

Shortly 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 farming.

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.

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Source: History of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.

 

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