John N. Ross

John Nathaniel Ross (17 May 1920 – 24 December 2011) was an Irish Fine Gael politician and lawyer who served as a Senator for the University of Dublin from 1961 to 1965.[1]

John N. Ross
In office
14 November 1961  10 May 1965
ConstituencyUniversity of Dublin
Personal details
John Nathaniel Ross

(1920-05-17)17 May 1920
Cork, Ireland
Died24 December 2011(2011-12-24) (aged 91)
Dublin, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael
Spouse(s)Ruth Isabel Cherrington
(m. 1945; d. 2011)
Alma mater

He was originally from County Cork and married Ruth Isabel Sherrington.[2] He was elected to Seanad Éireann as an Independent member in 1961, by the University of Dublin constituency. He subsequently sat as a Fine Gael member.[3] He lost his seat at the 1965 election.[3]

His son Shane Ross, is a former Senator for the University of Dublin, and is currently a TD for Dublin Rathdown and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.[4]

See also


  1. "Death notice". 27 December 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  2. "Miriam meets". RTÉ Radio 1. 15 August 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  3. "Mr. J. N. Ross". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  4. "Seanad Éireann Debate, Vol. 212 No. 10, Order of Business". Houses of the Oireachtas. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.