Elwood Haynes HILLIS, Congress, IN (1926)


HILLIS, Elwood Haynes, a Representative from Indiana; born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., March 6, 1926; attended Kokomo public schools; graduated from Culver Military Academy, 1944; B.S., Indiana University, 1949; J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 1952; served in United States Army in the European Theater with rank of first lieutenant, 1944-1946; retired from the Reserves in 1954 with rank of captain in the infantry; admitted to the Indiana bar in 1952 and commenced practice in Kokomo; member, Indiana house of representatives, Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth General Assemblies; delegate, Indiana State Republican conventions, 1962-1970; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; resumed the practice of law; is a resident of Kokomo, Ind.

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