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William Potter Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation MP (1820 - 1891)

William R. Ross was Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation During two separate terms. On October 19, 1866, he was chosen by the National Council to fill the unexpired term of Chief Ross. His job was to...

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John Guwisguwi Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation MP (1790 - 1866)

John Ross (October 3, 1790 - August 1, 1866), also known as Guwisguwi (a mythological or rare migratory bird), was Principal Chief of the Cherokee Native American Nation from 1828-1866. Described as th...

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Joe Byrd, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (deceased)

Joe Byrd, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation Biographical information Joe Byrd was born in Muldrow, Oklahoma and raised in the rural community of Nicut, Oklahoma. He is the son of Lillian Byrd ...

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