Ross in 2010
Member of the Boston City Council from District 8
2000 – January 2014
Thomas M. Keane, Jr.
President of the Boston City Council
Stephen J. Murphy
1972 (age 44–45)
Mike Ross is a former American politician from Boston, Massachusetts who represented District 8 (which includes Beacon Hill, Back Bay, and the Fenway) on the Boston City Council from 2000 to 2014. He was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Boston in 2013. Ross is now a real estate lawyer at Prince Lobel Tye LLP  and is a regular contributor to the Boston Globe.
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Mike is a first-generation American. He was born in 1972 to Stephan Ross, a survivor of the Holocaust and the founder of the New England Holocaust Memorial. His father Stephan survived 10 concentration camps during the Holocaust, and was rescued by American soldiers at Dachau. Ross’s mother is openly gay. Ross’s sister Julie works as a corporate attorney in Boston.
Ross at the 2009 Boston Gay Pride Parade
Mike served two terms as President of the Boston City Council and for a total of 14 years as a member.
Ross holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Clark University in Worcester, an MBA from Boston University, and a Law Degree from Suffolk University Law School.
He lives in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston.
^ http://www.cityofboston.gov/citycouncil/councillors/ross.asp Retrieved 2010-03-29
^ “Profile: Mike Ross”, ourcampaigns.com
“What happened to those who ran for Boston’s mayor”, Boston Globe, November 21, 2014
Current members of the Boston City Council
President: Michelle Wu
Andrea Joy Campbell
Michael F. Flaherty