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Ellis Lewis
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Birth: May 16, 1798
Lewisberry
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1871
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

March 22, 1871
Philadelphia inquirer
Page 5
LEWIS.-Hon. Ellis Lewis, on Sunday, March 19, 1871, aged 72 years, 10 months and 3 days.
Funeral this (Wednesday) afternoon, March 22, at 3 o'clock, from his late residence No. 803 S Fourteenth street, without further notice.

(1798-1871)
Pennsylvania
Attorney General and Pennsylvania Supreme Court;
serving as Chief Justice from 1854-1857
Ellis Lewis "was born at Lewisberry, York county, Pennsylvania, in May, 1798. January, 1833, he became attorney general for Pennsylvania. In October of the same year Governor Wolf commissioned him president judge of the district composed of the counties of, Lycoming, Northumberland, Union, and Columbia, and he took up his residence in Williamsport. After serving ten years he was appointed president judge of the Lancaster district, January, 1843, and in October, 1851, he was elevated to the Supreme bench, and on November 17. 1854, he became chief justice, which high position he retained until November 17, 1857. He declined a re-nomination and retired to private life. Judge Lewis was a member of the commission to revise the criminal code of Pennsylvania in 1858. Judge Lewis, about 1826 or 1827, married Miss Wallis, daughter of Joseph J. Wallis, of Williamsport. They had two sons and one daughter. The latter, Juliet, married Hon. James H. Campbell and they reside in Philadelphia. James, the youngest of the family, entered the marine service. Judge Lewis died at Philadelphia, March 19, 1871. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Josephine Lewis (1804 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  Juliet Hamersley Lewis Campbell (1823 - 1898)*
  Josephine Lewis (1839 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Portraits are courtesy of Tim Lorson, great great grandson
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sec H Lot 15
 
Maintained by: tim lorson
Originally Created by: Jane Hamilton
Record added: Jun 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91898812
Ellis Lewis
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Ellis Lewis
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