Mr William Forrest Maxwell ROSS (1888 - 1966)**
- Date of Birth: 23/02/1888
- Place of Birth: Darlington Point, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 19/03/1966
- Place of Death: Minto, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||11 Jun 1932||18 Apr 1941||8yr(s) 10mth(s) 8day(s)|
|Member for Cootamundra||11 Jun 1932||12 Apr 1935||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 2day(s)|
30th (1932 - 1935)
|Member for Cootamundra||11 May 1935||24 Feb 1938||2yr(s) 9mth(s) 14day(s)|
31st (1935 - 1938)
|Member for Cootamundra||26 Mar 1938||18 Apr 1941||3yr(s) 24day(s)|
32nd (1938 - 1941)
Political Party Activity
Country Party, councillor 1932, 1945 - 1949, member of central executive 1952 - 1953.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Grazier. Educated at Scots College, Sydney; on grazing property Harden to which the family moved in 1903; owned Inverlochy station, Harden which sold before purchasing Waradgery station near Yass in 1936, subdivided retaining part of the station; director of Silver Spray Flour Mill, Murrumburrah; councillor of Grazier's Association 1931 - 1940, president of Harden branch; committee of local Pastoral and Agricultural Association; councillor of Presbyterian Ladies' College., Goulburn and Scots College., Sydney; member of Farmers and Settlers Association in 1936; noted polo player.
Served in Australian Infantry Forces 1915 - 1919, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Palestine and Mesopotamia, lieutenant.
Son of William Eglington, grazier, and Elizabeth Emily Beveridge. Married (1) Elizabeth Gibson in 1922. Married (2) Grace Shuttle. Presbyterian.
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