1813 - 04/20/1901

ELLIS, John Charlton, a Representative from Adams County; born, circa 1813 in Durham County, England; teacher; justice of the peace; census enumerator (1850, 1880); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1853; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1854); elected, commissioner, Adams County (1859); elected, superintendent of schools, Adams County (1860-1863); clerk, office of the paymaster general, United States War Department, Washington, DC (1864-1880); died, April 20, 1901 in District of Columbia; interred, Rock Creek Cemetery, District of Columbia.

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