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Alexander Ross,Esq.[1](–) was a British civil servant in India.


In November 1808 he was appointed Judge & Magistrate of the District of Allyghur.[2]

He was Patron of Calcutta School Book Society since its institution on 4 July 1817.[3]

He was temporarily appointed as a Member of the council of the Governor General on 8 Janauary 1833 on which he was confirmed on 15 October 1833[4].

On 1 December 1835 he was posted as Governor of the Presidency of Agra where he served for over six months till 1 June 1836.[5]

On 27 April 1836 he was re-appointed as a Member of the council of the Governor General from which he resigned on 15 October 1838[4].

On 20 October 1837 he was appointed as President of the Council of India, and Deputy Governor of the Presidency of Fort William and of the Town of Calcutta.[6]

He was 1st Ordinary Member of Supreme Council of Government of India in 1838.[7]

He was Deputy Governor in the Government of Bengal in 1838.[8]

He was Deputy Governor at the Garrison of Fort William in 1838.[9]


Government offices
Preceded by
W. Blunt
Governor of Agra
1 December 1835 – 1 June 1836
Succeeded by
Sir C. T. Metcalfe
Lieutenant Governor of the North-Western Provinces


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