Sir George W. Ross 1841-1914

Born near Nairn, George Ross was a teacher and school inspector before he entered politics in 1872. He served as minister of education in the Mowat government and, following the retirement of A.S. Hardy, became the fifth prime minister of Ontario between 1899 and 1905.


On the grounds of East Williams Memorial Public School, Queen Street, Nairn - County Road 19 south of Highway 7

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Middlesex

Municipality: Municipality of North Middlesex