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Ross, Ishbellocked

(15 December 1895–21 September 1975)
  • Amy G. Richter

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Ross, Ishbel (15 December 1895–21 September 1975), journalist and biographer, was born in Sutherlandshire, Scotland, the daughter of David Ross and Grace McCrone. Ross spent her childhood in the Highlands of Scotland, living only ten miles from industrialist Andrew Carnegie’s castle and near the shooting boxes of British aristocracy. Later in life she recalled her childhood in terms of watching the comings and goings of Carnegie’s famous guests and reading classic literature....

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