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Willard Drake Ellis

banker.

Willard Drake Ellis, American banker.

Background

Ellis, Willard Drake was born on April 8, 1887 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Son of John Gregory and Rose Amelia (Drake) Ellis.

Education

Public schools and high school, Ogden, Utah.

Career

With John Scowcroft & Sons Company, Ogden, Utah, 1902-1906. Secretary New Zealand Mission, 1906-1909. With Pingree National Bank, 1909-1917.

With Federal Land Bank of Berkeley, California, since 1917, president and Chairman of the Board, 1920-1934 and since 1943. With Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Berkeley since 1923, president and Chairman of the Board since 1923. Chairman of the Board Berkeley Bank of Cooperatives, Production Credit Corporation (Berkeley).

General agent Farm Credit Administration.

Membership

Clubs: Claremont Country (Oakland).

Connections

Married Louise Woodbury, September 6, 1923. Children: Willard Eldan, Rosemary, Frank Woods, Gordon Woodbury, Ann Louise.

father:
John Gregory Ellis

mother:
Rose Amelia (Drake) Ellis

spouse:
Louise Woodbury

children:
Willard Eldan Ellis

Rosemary Ellis

Frank Woods Ellis

Gordon Woodbury Ellis

Ann Louise Ellis