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Lawyer

Ebenezer Ellesville Lewis, British lawyer. Mason.

Background

Lewis, Ebenezer Ellesville was born on May 1, 1841 in Bishop Stortford, England. Son of William and Kezia (Jones) Lewis.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1849. Educational public schools, Chicago and Ottawa, Illinois, private study. Doctor of Laws, Central U., Iowa, 1890.

Career

Adams Cleghorn, Doctor of Divinity, August 25, 1869. Studied law at Ottawa, Illinois, 1858-1861, with General W. H. L. Wallace. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1861, and practiced at Ottawa, 1861-1870.

City attorney, Ottawa, 1868-1870. United States commissioner, Northern District of Iowa, 1871-1890. Master in chancery, United States Circuit Court of Iowa, since 1874.

Private Company I, 11th Illinois Vols., 4 months, and 3 months in organization 4th Illinois Cavalry (not enlisted). Trustee Central U., Iowa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Do Your Level Best, 1911. Great Hymns and Modern Instances, 1917.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Del Gracia E., d.

father:
William Lewis

mother:
Kezia (Jones) Lewis

spouse:
Del Gracia E.