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 - Ellis Russell, Orange, Orange County, age 35, born 1905 in Texas, postal clerk/post office, wife Marie, son Ellis, Jr., daughter Joan. No Ellis D. Carter in Orange County. FamilySearch.
  • Ellis D. (Carter) Russell, Sr., birth date 2/9/1905 in Saratoga, Texas, death date 4/28/1972 in Beaumont, Jefferson County, merchant/hardware store. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Ellis D. Russell, birth date 2/9/1905, death date 4/28/1972, burial in Claybar Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Orange, Orange County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. Ellis Carter, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

53rd R.S. - 1953
Claims and Accounts  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  

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