Richard Nash Elliott

Richard Nash Elliott

Birth
Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Mar 1948 (aged 74)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7779143 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Working as a school teacher, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1896 and was a lawyer in private practice at Connersville, Indiana. He was Attorney of Fayette County, (1897-1906), a member of the Indiana State House of representatives, (1905-09), City Attorney of Connersville, (1905-09) delegate to the Republican National Convention, in 1916 and chairman of the Republican Indiana State convention in 1930. In 1917, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Daniel W. Comstock, reelected to the Sixty-sixth Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1931. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was Assistant Comptroller General of the United States, (1931-43).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 19 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7779143
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Nash Elliott (25 Apr 1873–21 Mar 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7779143, citing Dale Cemetery, Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .