100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



R. E. Ellis

OCCUPATION: Aviator from Ketchikan

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 01/02/1903 St. Albans, Vermont

EDUCATION: High School: St. Albans
College/University: U.S. Naval Academy, Anapolis, Maryland, 1920-22

SPOUSE: Margaret E. Roehr

CHILDREN: Peter R., Michael R., Sabra P.

MILITARY SERVICE: U.S. Navy, 4 Years, 1942-46

EMPLOYMENT: Lumber Exporter, Seattle, Washington;
Pilot Trainer, Seattle, Washington;
Pilot, Alaska-Washington Airways, Pan-Am, World Airways;
Founder/President/Vice President, Ellis Airlines; Mayor, Ketchikan

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, American Legion; Member, Elks; Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Airlines