Andrew ELLISON, Congress, OH (1812-1860)


ELLISON, Andrew, a Representative from Ohio; born in West Union, Adams County, Ohio, in 1812; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Adams County, Ohio, in August 1835 and commenced practice in Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio, the same year; elected prosecuting attorney of Brown County and served from 1840 to 1843; member of the State house of representatives in 1846; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died about 1860.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present