Charles B. Russ was an American artist active in the second half of the 19th century. During the period from 1870 to 1880, Russ lived on Hancock Street in Cambridge, MA. Russ exhibited at the Boston Art Club in January and March of 1873. Russ’s daughter, Annie, married Henry Lansing Millis on December 15, 1880. The town of Millis, MA, was named for Henry’s father, Lansing Millis, who made his money in railroads.