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Harry Ells


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1902 Republican AD-22 2340 Win
11-08-1904 Republican AD-22 2704 Win

Candidate Biography:

Harry Leander Ells
Born: November 9, 1854 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Canada
Married: Katie Seltzer (d.), Maybelle
Died: March 7, 1943 in Richmond, CA

1890-1902: Postmaster, Stege [now part of the City of Richmond]

  • PLACENAME: Harry Ells High School in Richmond was named for Ells. It was open from 1955-1967 and 1970-1985.

Source: California Blue Book (1903)
Source: "Obituary: Harry Leander Ells" Oakland Tribune, 8 Mar 1943, p.18