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John Ellis Amos, American lawyer, director. Bar: West Virginia 1929. Member American Trucking Association (president 1965, chairman board 1966, vice president at large).

Background

Amos, John Ellis was born on July 16, 1905 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States. Son of John Ellison and Louise Hampton (Delaney) Amos.

Education

Student, Augusta Military Academy. Bachelor of Laws, West Virginia University, 1929.

Career

Practiced in, Charleston. Director Vulcan Materials Company, Birmingham, Alabama. Member West Virginia House Delegates from Kanawha County, 1935-1947, speaker, 1943-1945, 47.

Member West Virginia, Senate, 1947-1956. Member Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 1959-1968. President West Virginia Board Regents, 1969, secretary, 1970.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia 1929.

Membership

Member American Trucking Association (president 1965, Chairman of the Board 1966, vice president at large).

Connections

Married Edith Johnston, October 5, 1935. Children: John Delaney, Mary Johnston Amos.

father:
John Ellison Amos

mother:
Louise Hampton (Delaney) Amos

spouse:
Edith Johnston

child:
Mary Johnston Amos

child:
John Delaney Amos