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A Profile of Silas Earl Ross

Identifier: NC1078
Abstract Silas Earl Ross (1887-1975) was a Nevada funeral director (Ross-Burke Company); member of University of Nevada-Reno faculty (1909-1914) and Board of Regents (1932-1956); active in the Freemasons (1908-1975); chair of the Nevada State Republican Central Committee and Reno City Councilman. The collection contains a biographical sketch of Ross, signed by the author, Stella A. Riebeck, and includes information on Ross' father, Orrin C. Ross, Silas' service on the University of Nevada Board of...
Dates: 1960

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