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Dennis A. Ross

AKA Dennis Alan Ross

Born: 18-Oct-1959
Birthplace: Lakeland, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Florida 15th

Attorney and Florida state legislator elected to US Congress in 2010, succeeding Adam Putnam. Conservative Republican; anti-abortion rights, pro-gun rights, pro-offshore drilling. Campaign rhetoric called for reduced taxes, smaller budgets, repeal of 2010 health care reform, and a "sunset" committee to review each federal agency before renewing funding. As the 2011 debate over raising the federal debt ceiling was in stalemate, Ross tweeted that shutting down the Departments of Commerce, Education, Energy, Labor, "etc." would be a "silver lining".


[1] First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland, FL.

Father: William Ross
Mother: Loyola Ross
Wife: Cindy Hartley (high school girlfriend)
Son: Shane
Son: Travis

    High School: Lakeland Senior High School, Lakeland, FL (1977)
    University:
University of Florida (attended, 1977-78)
    University: BBA, Auburn University (1981)
    Law School: JD, Samford University (1987)

    US Congressman, Florida 15th (3-Jan-2013 to present)
    US Congressman, Florida 12th (3-Jan-2011 to 3-Jan-2013)
    Florida State House of Representatives 64th (2001-08)
    Ross Vecchio, & Russell Partner (1989-2011)
    Walt Disney World Corporate Counsel (1989)
    Holland & Knight Attorney (1987-89)
    Congressional Staff of Rep Dennis Jones (1982)
    American Bar Association
    Florida Bar
    Kiwanis Club Lakeland, FL
    Lakeland, FL Chamber of Commerce
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    Young Republicans

Official Website:
http://www.electdennisross.com/


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