|U.S. House, Mississippi, District 1|
|Mayor, Europa, MS|
is a 2015 Republican
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
to represent the 1st Congressional District
Ross previously sought election to the seat in 2012. He was defeated by incumbent Alan Nunnelee in the Republican primary on March 13, 2012.
Henry Ross for Congress campaign logo.
Ross was born in Eupora, Mississippi, and obtained his business and law degrees at the University of Mississippi. After passing the bar exam in 1981, he clerked for Judge J. P. Coleman in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He then entered the U.S. Navy as a JAG Corps Officer, where he served for three and a half years. Ross became the mayor of Eupora in 1997. In 2008, Ross received an appointment from then-President George W. Bush to serve as Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in the Environment and Natural Resource Division of the Justice Department.
- See also: Mississippi's 1st Congressional District special election, 2015
Ross is running in the 2015 special election for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District seat. The seat was left open following the death of Rep. Alan Nunnelee.
- See also: Mississippi's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012
Ross ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 1st District. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. He was defeated by incumbent Alan Nunnelee (Republican) in the primary.
|U.S House, Mississippi District 1 Republican Primary, 2012
Allen Nunnelee Incumbent
| Robert Estes
| Henry Ross
Ross has been married to his wife, Anne (nee Booth) for twenty nine years. They have three children and live in Eupora, Mississippi.