19 January 1809 – 31 December 1897
Born: Hnary County, Indiana.
Died: Dunreith, Indiana.
Occupation: Newspaper Editor. Editor, The Newcastle Courier.
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Travels: Arkansas, Alabama, and Florida.
Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.
Other References: Johnson, C.W. 1898. Ellwood Pleas. Nautilus 11(10):114-115.
Pleas, E. 1893. Shells of Henry Co., Indiana. Nautilus 7(6):68-70.