Caleb ELLIS, Congress, NH (1767-1816)


ELLIS, Caleb, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Walpole, Mass., April 16, 1767; was graduated from Harvard University in 1793; studied law and was admitted to the bar; moved to Newport, N.H., and then to Claremont; member of the New Hampshire house of representatives in 1803; elected as a Federalist to the Ninth Congress (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1807); member of the Governor’s council 1809 and 1810; served in the State senate in 1811; presidential elector on the Clinton and Ingersoll ticket in 1812; appointed judge of the superior court of New Hampshire in 1813, which office he held until his death in Claremont, N.H., May 6, 1816; interment in Broad Street Cemetery.

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