Born in Westfield, MA, to architect John W. Ross, Albert R. Ross. Albert Ross attended schools in Westfield and in Davenport, Iowa. By 1884 he had begun working as a draftsman in his father's office in Davenport (1884-1887). After a few stints of employment with other architects in Buffalo, NY, he moved to New York City and joined the office of McKim, Mead and White in 1891, remaining until 1897, when he established Ackerman & Ross, which flourished until 1901.
Ross developed a successful practice in library design.
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