Hubert S. Ellis

Hubert Summers Ellis (July 6, 1887, Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia – December 3, 1959, Huntington) was a Republican United States Representative, banker and salesman from Huntington, West Virginia.[1] He was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, and Eightieth Congresses (January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1949).

He attended the public schools and Marshall College in Huntington, West Virginia. He worked in banking and as a salesman from 1910 to 1917 and in the general insurance business in 1920. He served in World War I from 1917 - 1919 as a first lieutenant in the One Hundred and Fiftieth Field Artillery, Forty-second Division. He was elected to the House in 1942 and served three consecutive terms until 1949. His candidacies in 1948 and 1950 were unsuccessful. He was subsequently appointed West Virginia director for the Federal Housing Administration on February 2, 1954, and resigned on February 10, 1958. He died in Huntington on December 3, 1959, and is buried in Woodmere Cemetery.

See also


  1. Lawrence Kestenbaum. "The Political Graveyard". Retrieved 2008-11-28.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George William Johnson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
M. G. Burnside

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