Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Allen Ross
Designation: Architect
Born: 1878
Died: 1946
Bio Notes: George Allen Ross was born in 1878 and studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1900 to 1902. In 1900 he had worked as a draughtsman for the Grand Trunk Railway, moving to become an assistant from 1903 to 1904 in the office of Carrere & Hastings in New York City. In the latter year he moved to Paris and studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in the studio of Gaston Redon and returned to Montreal to become commence independent practice and was and was in partnership with David MacFarlane as Ross & MacFarlane from 1904 until 1912 when he formed a new partnership with Robert H Macdonald.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 44619, St Catherine Street, Montreal, CanadaBusiness1904 *  
Item 2 of 4Beaver Hall Hill, Montreal, CanadaBusiness1913 *  
Item 3 of 41, Belmont Street, Montreal, CanadaBusiness1913 *  
Item 4 of 4200, Cole Street, Antoine Road, Montreal, CanadaBusiness1913 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Ross & MacFarlaneAfter 19041912Partner 
Item 2 of 2Ross & Macdonald19131942Partner 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 5Arthur Robert Doggart9 June 1913for Associateship
Item 2 of 5Joseph Browne Dick GormanLate 1910for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 5Andrew Edwin Martin24 June 1912for Licentiateship
Item 4 of 5John Roxburgh Smith22 April 1912for Licentiateship
Item 5 of 5Alexander Cameron Todd22 April 1912for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914