Born: December 19, 1825 in Washington Co., Maine
Married: Zipporah Patrick
Children: Mary Eliza, Margaret C., Annie Jane, William N., Edythe J., and Bertha M.
Died (in office): October 8, 1886 in Alameda, CA
- Be Fruitful and Multiply: Russ had six children.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives