Thom's Irish Who's Who/Ross-of-Bladensburg, Lieut.-Col. Sir John Foster George

Thom's Irish Who's Who
Ross-of-Bladensburg, Lieut.-Col. Sir John Foster George


ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURG, Lieut.-Col. Sir John Foster George, K.C.B. Civ. (1903), K.C.V.O. (1911), C.B. Civ. (1892); entered R.A. 1868: Coldstream Guards, 1873; Lieut.-Col. (ret.), 1901; served in Egyptian Campaign, 1885; was A.D.C. to Earl Spencer and Earl Carnarvon (Lord Lieutenant of Ireland), 1882-85; D.A.A.G at Aldershot, 1899-1900; was Chief Commissioner Dublin Metropolitan Police, 1901-1914; is a D.L., J.P., for Co. Down; Member of the Senate of the Royal University, 1899-1909; LL.D. Royal University, Hon. Causa; son of the late David Ross-of-Bladensburg; b. 1848; m. 1870, Hon. Blanche A. Skeffington, dau. of 10th Viscount Massereene and Ferrard, K.P. Res: Rostrevor House, Rostrevor, Co. Down. Clubs: Guards', S.W.; Kildare Street, Dublin.