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Ross, Alexander

Born: 1783 AD
Died: 1856 AD

1783 – Alexander Ross, born on the 9th of May in Scottland. He was a fur trader and author.

1805 – He emigrated to Upper Canada, Ontario, from Scotland.

1811 – Working for John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Company, he took part in the founding of Astoria, a fur-trading post in Oregon.

1813 – He joined the North West Company.

1821 – When the North West merged with the Hudson’s Bay Company, he worked for the latter for 4 years.

1856 – Died on the 23rd of October.