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Rudolph Ellis

Rudolph Ellis, American banker. Served private 1st troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, May 13, 1861; Member Loyal Legion (Pennsylvania Commandery). President Radnor Hunt.

Background

  • Ellis, Rudolph was born on November 20, 1837 in Elkton, Maryland, United States. Son of Francis A. and Eliza (Howard) Ellis.

  • Education

    • Educated Elkton.

    Career

    • Served private 1st troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, May 13, 1861. First lieutenant and adjunct 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry, November 20, 1862. Captain, April 11, 1864.

      Honorary mustered out, December 27, 1864. President Fidelity Trust Company. Director Pennsylvania Railroad Company, Fourth St. National Bank (Philadelphia), American Telegraph & Telephone Сompany, Commercial Trust Company of Philadelphia, Manhattan Trust Company (New York).

      Commissioner Tp. of Radnor, Delaware Company, Pennsylvania.

    Membership

    Served private 1st troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, May 13, 1861. Member Loyal Legion (Pennsylvania Commandery). President Radnor Hunt.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Struthers, April.
    • father: Francis A. Ellis
    • mother: Eliza (Howard) Ellis
    • spouse: Helen Struthers
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    Born November 20, 1837
    Died September 21, 1915
    (aged 77)
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