W. Marshall RossW. Marshall Ross

Wm. M. Ross was born in 1873 and was a resident of the Gibbon area for 70 years, where he was a well known livestock feeder and farmer.

He was a past president and manager of the Midwest Wool Marketing Association; a former editor of the Wool Growers News; produced a weekly radio program from Kansas City on sheep raising and helped organize and was president of the Nebraska Sheep Breeders Association.

He was a member of the Buffalo-Ravenna Soil Conservation District, was a director of the American Hampshire Sheep Association and headed the State Ram Sale and Show organization. He taught Sunday school at the Baptist Church at Gibbon for 30 years.

He died in January of 1959 and survivors were John, Elton and his daughter, Mrs. Sherwood Hoidale.