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Seth H. Ellis


Seth H. Ellis, American farmer. member exec; member board control, Ohio Agrl; member Orthodox Friends (Quaker).


Ellis, Seth H. was born on January 3, 1830 in near Martinsville, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert and Anna Hockett (Moon) Ellis.


Education common schools, Clinton and Warren counties, O.


Was master Ohio State Grange from organization April 9, 1873 to 1879. Chairman of the executive committee same, 1879-1888. Again master same, 1888-1892, 1896-1900, and again chairman of the executive committee, 1892-1896, and December since 1900.

Chaplain National Grange 4 years. Member Executive Committee National Grange 2 years. Trustee Ohio State University, 9 years.

Member board control, Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station, Wooster, O., 12 years. Prohibition candidate for government Ohio, 1892. Candidate, 1900, for president of the United States of Union Reform Party—first candidate ever placed in nomination for president by direct vote of people.

In religion member Orthodox Friends (Quaker). Home: Waynesville, O. Deceased.


Member exec; member board control, Ohio Agrl. Member Orthodox Friends (Quaker).


Married Rebecca J. Tressler, August 21, 1851.

Robert Ellis

Anna Hockett (Moon) Ellis

Rebecca J. Tressler