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R. B. Ellis


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-01-1858 Democratic AD-09 0 Win
09-07-1859 Democratic AD-09 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Robert Binns Ellis
Born: December 4, 1812 in Sussex Co., Virginia
Elizabeth Bayse Collier (d. 1843), Rosa Goodridge (d. 1849)
Children: Robert H., Pearis B., Adrian C., John G., and William W.
Died: January 12, 1873 in Carson City, Nevada

Previous: Personal Physician for U.S. President Andrew Jackson
1850s: President, California State Medical University


  • Adrian C. Ellis, escaped from a federal prison where he was held as a confederate prisoner of war. After arriving in Nevada, he was Democratic candidate for governor at one time and again a candidate for Congress. [Source] "History of the bench and bar of Utah" indicates that Ellis was paroled.