TOU VELLE, William Ellsworth, (1879 - 1951)


TOU VELLE, William Ellsworth, a Representative from Ohio; born in Celina, Mercer County, Ohio, November 23, 1862, attended the public schools and was graduated from Celina High School in 1879; appointed postmaster of Celina, Ohio, on May 27, 1885, and served until June 14, 1888, when a successor was appointed; was graduated from Cincinnati Law School in 1889; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Celina; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1911); did not seek renomination in 1910; resumed the practice of law; president of the First National Bank of Celina; died in Celina, Ohio, August 14, 1951; interment in North Grove Cemetery.