ROSS, David, (1755 - 1800)

ROSS, David, a Delegate from Maryland; born in Prince Georges County, Md., February 12, 1755; appointed by General Washington major of Grayson’s additional Continental regiment January 1, 1777, and served until December 20, 1777, when he resigned; upon the death of his father devoted his time to the management of the family estate; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1783 and commenced the practice of his profession in Frederick County, Md.; Member of the Continental Congress 1787-1789; died in Frederick County, Md., in 1800.