John Ross - Professor of Hebrew

Personal data
Date of birth (prefix)
ca.
Date of birth
1730
Date of death
1800
ca.
Biography

Sometime Professor of Hebrew at King's College, Aberdeen. Prior to his appointment as Professor ca. 1758, he had been a tutor in the household of James Ogilvy, Lord Deskford (ca. 1714-1770). Member of the Aberdeen Philosophical Society.

Life with Boswell

Boswell and Dr Johnson spent some of August 23, 1773, in the company of Ross, Sir Alexander Gordon, Prof. Thomas Gordon and others in Aberdeen.