Thomas R. Ross

Thomas Randolph Ross ( born October 26, 1788 in New Garden Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, † June 28, 1869 in Lebanon, Ohio ) was an American politician of the Democratic- Republican Party. From 1819 to 1825 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 1st and 2nd Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Thomas Randolph Ross was born in New Garden Township in Pennsylvania. After he successfully completed the school, he began a study of the law. After he successfully completed this, too, he was admitted to the bar. It verschlug in after Lebanon, where he practiced from 1810.

In 1819 he appeared as a representative of the 1st Congressional District of Ohio to his seat on the House of Representatives. In 1820 he was re-elected, he represented as 1822. Starting in 1823 the 2nd district. From 1819 to 1823 he was Chairman ( Chairman ) of the Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business. In 1824 he was not re-elected. After he resigned from the Congress in 1825, he practiced as a lawyer again. In 1866, he lost his eyesight. He died in 1869. His grave is located in Lebanon.

He was married to Harriet Ross. His sister Sarah married later governor of Ohio, Thomas Corwin.