Mortimer Fitzland Elliott
Mortimer F. Elliott
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's at-large district
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
|Preceded by||District created|
|Succeeded by||Edwin Sylvanus Osborne|
|Born||September 24, 1839|
Cherry Flats, Pennsylvania
|Died||August 5, 1920 (aged 80)|
|Alma mater||Alfred University|
Mortimer F. Elliott was born in Cherry Flats, near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools, Wellsboro Academy, and Alfred University. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in Wellsboro. He was a member of the convention to revise the constitution of Pennsylvania in 1873.
Elliott was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1884. He resumed the practice of law, and served as general solicitor for the Standard Oil Company in New York City. He died in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, 1920. Interment in Wellsboro Cemetery in Wellsboro.
- United States Congress. "Mortimer Fitzland Elliott (id: E000126)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's at-large congressional district
Edwin S. Osborne