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Harris Ellsworth

Harris Ellsworth, American congressman. Private, SATC, World War I. Member Oregon Educational Commission, University Oregon Alumni Association (past president), Oregon Newspaper Publications Association, Oregon Chamber of Commerce, National Research Council, American Legion, The Grange, Kappa Sigma, Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Upsilon, Phi Mu Alpha, Elks, Eagles, Rotary, Roseburg Country Club.

Background

  • Ellsworth, Harris was born on September 17, 1899 in Hoquiam, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Elmer Elbridge and Eva Catherine (Forbes) Ellsworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1922.

    Career

    • Advertising manager Eugene (Oregon) Register, 1923-1925. Manager 4-L Lumber News, 1926-1928, Oregon State Editorial Association, 1928. Editor, manager, part owner Roseburg (Oregon) Daily News-Review, radio station KRNR.

      Member 78th-84th Congresses from 4th Oregon Dist, chairman United States Civil Service Commission, 1957-1986. Appointed member Oregon State Senate, 1941 session.

    Membership

    Private, SATC, World War I. Member Oregon Educational Commission, University Oregon Alumni Association (past president), Oregon Newspaper Publications Association, Oregon Chamber of Commerce, National Research Council, American Legion, The Grange, Kappa Sigma, Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Upsilon, Phi Mu Alpha, Elks, Eagles, Rotary, Roseburg Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Evangeline Dougherty, June 21, 1923. Children: Mary Margaret, Patricia Jane.
    • father: Elmer Elbridge Ellsworth
    • mother: Eva Catherine (Forbes) Ellsworth
    • spouse: Helen Evangeline Dougherty
    • children: Mary Margaret Ellsworth
    • Patricia Jane Ellsworth
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    Born September 17, 1899
    Died February 7, 1986
    (aged 86)
    • 1922
      University Oregon
    • 1923 - 1925
      Advertising manager, Eugene (Oregon) Register
    • 1926 - 1928
      manager, 4-L Lumber News
    • 1928
      manager, 4-L Lumber News
    • 1957 - 1986
      member, United States Civil Service Commission
    • 1957 - 1986
      chairman, United States Civil Service Commission