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us: Sterling, Ross S., 1875-1949


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Ross Shaw
  • Variants

    • us: Sterling, R. S. (Ross S.), 1875-1949
    • us: Sterling, Ross Shaw, 1875-1949
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1875-02-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1949-03-25
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Anahuac (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Fort Worth (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Houston (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1911
        • Affiliation End: 1925
    • Organization

        (naf) Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.)
    • Affiliation Start

        1911
    • Affiliation End

        1925
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Texas. State Highway Commission
        • Affiliation Start: 1930
        • Affiliation End: 1930
    • Organization

        (naf) Texas. State Highway Commission
    • Affiliation Start

        1930
    • Affiliation End

        1930
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Texas. Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1931
        • Affiliation End: 1933
    • Organization

        (naf) Texas. Governor
    • Affiliation Start

        1931
    • Affiliation End

        1933
    • Gender

        Male
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Related Terms

    • us: Texas. Governor (1931-1933 : Ross)
  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Campaigning Texas, 1932: t.p. (... R.S. Sterling campaign for governor) foreword, etc. (Ross Sterling; R.S. Sterling)
    • found: The handbook of Texas, 1952-1976: v. 2 (Sterling, Ross S.; b. at Anahuac, Tex., Feb. 11, 1875; farmer, oilman, newspaperman; inaugurated governor 1931; served one term; d. in Fort Worth, Mar. 25, 1949)
    • found: Handbook of Texas Online, May 26, 2016: (Sterling, Ross Shaw; in 1910 bought two oil wells, which developed into the Humble Oil and Refining Co., organized in 1911, sold Humble interests in 1925; president of Dayton-Goose Railway Co., 1918; bought Houston Dispatch and Houston Post in 1925 and 1926 and combined them as Houston Post-Dispatch; chairman of Texas Highway Commission, 1930; in 1933, Sterling returned to Houston; president of Sterling Oil and Refining Co., 1933-1946)
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    • 2016-05-27: revised
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