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James Oliver Ellison

James Oliver Ellison, American federal judge. Bar: Oklahoma. Trustee Hillcrest Medical Center, Institution Programs, Inc.; elder Southminster Presbyterian Church Served to captain, infantry Army of the United States, 1951-1953. Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

  • Ellison, James Oliver was born on January 11, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Jack and Mary (Patton) Ellison.

  • Education

    • Student, University Missouri, Columbia, 1946-1948;Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1951;Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1951.

    Career

    • Private practice law, Red Fork, Oklahoma, 1953-1955;partner, Boone, Ellison & Smith, Davis & Minter, 1955-1979;judge, United States District Court (northern district) Oklahoma, Tulsa, since 1979;chief justice, United States District Court (northern district) Oklahoma, Tulsanow senior judge, United States District Court (northern district) Oklahoma, Tulsa.

    Membership

    Trustee Hillcrest Medical Center, Institution Programs, Inc. Elder Southminster Presbyterian Church Served to captain, infantry Army of the United States, 1951-1953. Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, Alpha Tau Omega.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Roberts Ellison, June 7, 1950. 1 son, Scott.
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    Born January 11, 1929