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Ellis, Frank Burton

Born February 10, 1907, in Covington, LA
Died November 3, 1969

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on February 2, 1962, to a seat vacated by J. Skelly Wright. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1962, and received commission on April 12, 1962. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 16, 1965. Service terminated on November 3, 1969, due to death.

Gulf Coast Military Academy
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:

Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1930-1961
Special assistant attorney general, State of Louisiana
State senator, Louisiana, 1940-1944; president pro tem, 1940-1944
National director, Office of Emergency Planning, 1961-1962
Member, National Security Council, 1961