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Ross S. Sterling

AKA Ross Shaw Sterling

Born: 11-Feb-1875
Birthplace: Anahuac, TX
Died: 25-Mar-1949
Location of death: Fort Worth, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1931-33

Father: Benjamin Franklin Sterling (b. 1831, d. 1917)
Mother: Mary Jane Bryan (b. 1838, d. 1888)
Brother: Frank Prior Sterling (oilman, b. 26-Oct-1869, d. 16-Jul-1938)
Sister: Florence M. Sterling (activist and treasurer, b. 13-Oct-1871, d. 24-Mar-1940)
Wife: Maud Abbie Gage (m. 10-Oct-1898, two sons, three daughters)
Son: Walter Gage Sterling (b. 1901, d. 1963)
Daughter: Mildred Sterling Hedrick (b. 1903, d. 1982)
Daughter: Ruth Sterling Wheeler (b. 1905, d. 1994)
Son: Ross Shaw Sterling, Jr. (b. 1907, d. 1924)
Daughter: Norma Sterling Miller (b. 1909, d. 1952)

    Governor of Texas (1931-33)
    Humble Oil Company President (1911-25)
    Humble Oil Company Co-Founder (1911)


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