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Ella May BACKUS

Ella May BACKUS, Assistant United States Attorney. Club: Grand Rapids Woman City.

Background

  • BACKUS, Ella May Daughter of Joseph and Helen Mar (Smith) Backus.

  • Education

    • High School; Valparaiso Normal, Indiana. Studied law in office. Pratt & Davis, Traverse City, Mich.

    Career

    • Admitted to Bar in Michigan Courts, 1895. Engaged in practice, 1895-1903. Appointment Clerk, United States Attorney’s office, 1902.

      Appointment Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Michigan, 1923.

    Membership

    Club: Grand Rapids Woman City.
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