John Ross (Cherokee chief)

Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828–1866

John Ross (1790-1866) was the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. He was associated with the Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears.[1]


  1. Andrew Glass. "John Ross, chief of the Cherokee Nation, born in Alabama, Oct. 3, 1790". POLITICO. Retrieved 2020-01-30.