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Seth H. Ellis

farmer

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

Background

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

Education

Education common schools, Clinton and Warren counties, O.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Rebecca J. Tressler, August 21, 1851.

father:
Robert Ellis

mother:
Anna Hockett (Moon) Ellis

spouse:
Rebecca J. Tressler