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Ellis Carter Ellis D. Carter
Full Name: Ellis D. Carter, Sr.
Other surnames: Russell
Date of birth: February 9, 1905
Date of death: April 28, 1972

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd (1)   Democrat Orange / Orange   Orange

(1) Carter, surname of his stepfather, was used in public but not in private life by Ellis D. Russell. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1940, Orange, Orange County - Ellis D. Russell, age 35, postal clerk - post office, spouse Marie, son Ellis, Jr., daughter Joan. No Ellis D. Carter in Orange County. Ancestry.com.
  • Ellis D. Carter Russell, birth date 2/9/1905, death date 4/28/1972. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Ellis D. Carter Russell, Sr., birth date 2/9/1905, death date 4/28/1972, burial in Claybar Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Orange, Orange County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ellis Carter, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    53rd R.S. - 1953
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