John Ellis

John Ellis

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John N. Ellis
Born 1940s.
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"Of Pharr, Texas"

He is the son of Neal Ellis and Ardis Madson. [1]

1941: Born in Deer River, Itasca County, Minnesota [2]

Grew up as the Pioneer Son in a Family of 10 on a Small Farm in Minnesota. Hunting, fishing, Farming and School. Finished HS and immediate Joined USN went to San Diego, San Francisco electronic school and was stationed in Japan until My 21st birthday. Specialty in Communications Electronics with the Naval Security Groups. Honorable discharge in 1962. Attended El Camino, Valley, Moorpark and Cal state Northridge Colleges. Employed by various corporations Hughes Aircraft, Ampex, Telautograph, Stewart Warner, Bunker Ramo, Dataproducts, Electronic Memories and Magnetics. Developing new Electronics Devices and Computer Development. Primarily in Memory Systems, Displays and Printers. Raised a small Family in Southern Calif. and traveled extensivly across the US in Electronic engineering capacity Sales,Service and Technical liason and design activities. Enjoyed Water skiing, Golf and Camping throughout Southern Calif. Coach of Little league and Leader of Ymca Indian Guides was a highly enjoyable time. Large Participation in Community development in Simi Valley Calif. With vacation time in Minnesota. Worked in a Partership arrangement with My Brother Mike doing General Construction in Ohio and Neighboring states. Divorced and dropped out in the 1980s due to Govt. disenchantments. Sold my Properties and became nomadic for approx. 10 years. Resettled a little in South Texas and drifted around doing Odd construction specialties and Computer Support. Now am fully retired travel approx 3 months a year and spend a lot of time in My Home Shop restoring antique tools, furniture and spending time on my Home Computers doing various things. Trying to stay out of Politics, religion and business seems to occupy a large amount of My time. I enjoy growing my flowers fruit trees and growing the grass. Eliminate Confusion on a common NAME: LIST of Residences. a)Deer River, Minnesota b)Seattle, Washington c)Grand Rapids Minnesota D)San Diego, California E)San Francisco, Calif. F)Yokohama, Japan G)Los Angeles, California H)Inglewood, Calif. I)Manhattan Beach, Calif. J)El Segundo, Calif. K)Lawndale, Calif. L)Sylmar, Calif. M)Sepulveda, Calif N)Simi Valley, Calif. O)Racine, Ohio P)Beavercreek, Ohio Q)Las Vegas, Nevada. R)Weslaco, Texas S)Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. T)Margate,Florida U)Van Nuys, Calif. V)Mcallen, Texas. W)Pharr, Texas X)Alamo, Texas Y)Washington D.C. Z)Chicago, Illinois.

Visited or worked in the capital city of every state in the United Stats and Many other countries. Have traveled extensively in Mexico and Canada.


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  1. Entered by Michael Gabbard, Jul 21, 2012
  2. Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-2002; Index, FamilySearch

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