Person:Henry Ellsworth (2)

Watchers
m. BEFORE 1774
  1. Abigail Ellsworth1774 - 1860
  2. Delia Ellsworth1789 - 1840
  3. Henry Ellsworth1791 - 1858
  4. William Wolcott Ellsworth1791 - 1868
Facts and Events
Name Henry Ellsworth
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Nov 1791 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death[1] 27 Dec 1858 Fair Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States


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Henry Leavitt Ellsworth (November 10, 1791 – December 27, 1858) was a Yale-educated attorney who became the first Commissioner of the U.S. Patent Office, where he encouraged innovation by inventors Samuel F.B. Morse and Samuel Colt. Ellsworth also served as the second president of the Aetna Insurance Company, and was a major donor to Yale College, a commissioner to Indian tribes on the western frontier, and the founder of what became the United States Department of Agriculture.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).