Ross, Frances Jane (1869–1950)

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Ross, Frances Jane (1869–1950)

New Zealand school principal and teacher. Born April 26, 1869, at Otepopo, North Otago, New Zealand; died July 13, 1950, at Dunedin, New Zealand; dau. of Angus Ross and Dorathea (Mee) Ross; University of Otago, BA, 1890, MA, 1900.

Served as co-principal and then principal of Girton College (1890s–1914); served as principal of Columba College, Dunedin (1914–30), acting warden of St Margaret's College (1939), and principal of Presbyterian Women's Training Institute (1943, 1944); active in New Zealand Federation of University Women.

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 3).

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