|Strangers to Us All||Lawyers and Poetry|
"Judge Alfred Ellison was born in Charleston, West Virginia, February 1, 1854. His father was an itinerant Baptist minister, and removed to Madison County, Indiana, in 1860. Mr. Ellison studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1884. He was elected Judge in 1890, and served one term. He has given much of his time to literature and oratory, and he is known as a popular lecturer. His home is at Anderson, Indiana, where he has an extensive law practice."
[Benjamin S. Parker & Enos B. Heiney (eds.), Poets and Poetry of Indiana 429-430 (New York: Silver, Burdett and Company, 1900)][online text]