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Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1908
Summit
Washington County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 2004
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Businessman and activist. Patriarch of a family of world famous jazz musicians including grandson, Grammy award winner Wynton Marsalis. Involved in the civil rights movement through ownership of the Marsalis Motel in suburban New Orleans who's guest included Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.(SEE ALSO), Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (SEE ALSO), Thurgood Marshall (SEE ALSO) and Ray Charles (SEE ALSO). 
 
Burial:
Providence Memorial Park
Metairie
Jefferson Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Curtis Jackson
Record added: Jan 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10391233
Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr
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- God Bless You Dearest Angel ~ Rhonda Sue
 Added: Sep. 19, 2009
Happy birthday, Ellis. God bless.
- MBB
 Added: Sep. 19, 2009

- Lilian
 Added: Sep. 19, 2009
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