05/20/1849 - 09/12/1914

MORRISON, Ellis, a Representative from Lawrence County; born, May 20, 1849 in Butler County, Pa.; graduated, Pennsylvania Military Academy at Chester (now Widener University), 1871; civil engineer, New York, Oswego, Midland Railroad (1872); attorney-at-law (1875-1914); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1881 and 1883 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1885 term; engaged, real estate business; elected, council, Seattle, Wa.; elected, Washington State House of Representatives (1893-1896); elected, Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives (1895-1896); died, September 12, 1914 in Seattle, King County, Washington; interred, Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington.

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