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John Ross (1854 - 1935):
Lord Chancellor


John Ross was born in Derry and was educated at Foyle College, Derry, and Trinity College, Dublin. He gained a Doctorate in Law, was called to the Bar in 1879, and became Queen's Counsel two years later. From 1892 to 1895 he was a Member of Parliament for Londonderry and from 1896 to 1921 was judge in Chancery. In 1919 he became a Privy Councillor and was created a baronet. He served as Lord Chancellor in 1921-1922. Among his publications are The Years of My Pilgrimage; Pilgrim Scrip, and a collection of presidential addresses to college societies.

Born: 11 December 1854
Died: 2 August 1935
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