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Frank Burton Ellis (February 10, 1907 – November 3, 1969) was a United States federal judge.

Ellis was born in Covington, Louisiana. Gulf Coast Military Academy. He received an LL.B. from Louisiana State University Law School in 1929. He was in private practice in New Orleans, Louisiana from 1930 to 1961. Special assistant attorney general of Louisiana,. He was a Member, Louisiana State Senate from 1940 to 1944. He was a President pro tem from 1940 to 1944. He was a National director, Office of Emergency Planning from 1961 to 1962. He was a Member, National Security Council in 1961.

Ellis was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Ellis was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on February 2, 1962, to a seat vacated by J. Skelly Wright. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 3, 1962, and received his commission on April 12, 1962. He assumed senior status on November 16, 1965. Ellis's service was terminated on November 3, 1969, due to death.



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