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Assistant United States Attorney

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


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


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


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.


Club: Grand Rapids Woman City.