San Francisco Mayor. A native of San Francisco and druggist by trade, Ellert founded the drugstore of LR Ellert & Co. in 1883. In 1889 he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors where he served until 1892. In 1893 he was elected the 23rd, and first native born, Mayor of San Francisco, a post he held until 1895. After he left office, he was appointed the President and general manager of the Sanitary Reduction Works, serving until 1899.
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