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Henry Clayton Ellenbogen (April 3, 1900 – July 4, 1985) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry Ellenbogen
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 33rd district
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1938
Preceded byMelville Clyde Kelly
Succeeded byJoseph A. McArdle
Personal details
Born(1900-04-03)April 3, 1900
Vienna, Austria
DiedJuly 4, 1985(1985-07-04) (aged 85)
Miami, Florida
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materDuquesne University
Duquesne University School of Law


Henry Ellenbogen was born into a Jewish family in Vienna, Austria. He attended the University of Vienna Law School in Vienna, Austria. He immigrated to the United States and settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and received his A.B. in 1921 and J.D. in 1924. He was appointed as arbitrator and public panel chairman by the National War Labor Board and the Third Regional War Labor Board in cases involving labor disputes. He wrote numerous articles on economic, social, and legal problems.

Ellenbogen was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses and served until his resignation in 1938, having been elected judge of the common pleas court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was reelected as a judge in November 1947 and again in 1957 and served as presiding judge, 1963 to 1966. He retired and was a resident of Miami, Florida, until his death there. He is buried in West View Cemetery of the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh.[1]

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References and sourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Henry Ellenbogen (id: E000111)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
M. Clyde Kelly
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 33rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph A. McArdle