Quinton Ross (politician)

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Quinton Ross
Minority Leader of the Alabama Senate
Assumed office
November 2014
Preceded by Roger Bedford, Jr.
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 26th district
Assumed office
November 6, 2002
Preceded by Charles Langford
Personal details
Born (1968-10-30) October 30, 1968 (age 47)
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) J. Kelley
Profession educator
Religion Baptist

Quinton T. Ross, Jr. (born October 30, 1968) is an American politician who is a Democratic member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 26th District since 2002.

Early life and education[edit]

Ross was born in Mobile, Alabama.[1] He received his education from the following institutions:

  • MA, Education, Alabama State University
  • BS, Political Science, Alabama State University
  • EdD, Educational Leadership, Policy and Law, Alabama State University[1]

Career[edit]

Professional experience[edit]

Ross has had the following professional experience:

  • Director, Adult Education Consortium, H. Trenholm State Technical College, present
  • Principal, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Montgomery[1]

Political experience[edit]

Ross has had the following political expeience:

  • Senator, Alabama State Senate, 2002–present[1]

Ross was found not guilty of corruption in 2011.[2]

Current legislative committees[edit]

Ross whas been a member of the following legislative committees:

  • Commerce, Transportation, and Utilities, Member
  • Education, Vice Chair
  • Tourism and Marketing, Member
  • Veterans and Military Affairs, Member[1]

Organizations[edit]

Ross has been a member for the following organizations:

  • Member, Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools
  • Member, Hutchinson Missionary Baptist Church
  • Member, National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Member, Omega Psi Phi[1]

Personal life[edit]

Ross is married to J. Kelley, and together they have two children named Quinmari and Quinton.[1] He attends a Baptist church, which is a denomination of Christianity.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Senator Quinton T. Ross, Jr.'s Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sen. Quinton Ross, acquitted in Alabama bingo trial, questions the prosecution's motivations". The Birmingham News. September 18, 2011. 

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