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Albert F. Ross Jr.


Picture of Albert F. Ross Jr.
Shasta County Dist. Attorney
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1920 Republican AD-03 3466 Win
11-08-1932 Republican AD-02 16128 Win

Candidate Biography:

Albert Frederick Ross, Jr.
Born: November 1, 1894 in Redding, CA
Married: Nelda Larkin (m. 1921, d. 1967)
Children: Beatrice and Katherine
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died: October 15, 1974 in Redding, CA

1922-1926: Justice of the Peace, Shasta County
1926-1933: District Attorney, Shasta County
1933: Resigned from the State Assembly on May 3.
1933-1960s: Justice, Shasta County Superior Court

  • Ross resigned from the Assembly on May 3, 1933 after being appointed to the Shasta County Superior Court. The seat remained vacant for the remainder of the unexpired term.
  • Ross was the son of Shasta County Sheriff Albert F. Ross Sr., who died in 1919 following a struggle with "mentally disturbed Cottonwood shepherd" in a jail cell. Ross Sr.'s name is on the California Peace Officers' Memorial.