Daniel ELLISON, Congress, MD (1886-1960)


ELLISON, Daniel, a Representative from Maryland; born in Russia, February 14, 1886; as an infant, was brought to the United States by his parents; attended the public schools of Baltimore, Md.; was graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., in 1907 and from the law department of the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1909; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; served as a member of the Baltimore city council 1923-1942; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1945); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Baltimore, Md.; member of the State senate 1946-1950; died in Baltimore, Md., August 20, 1960, interment in Hebrew Friendship Cemetery.

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