Clark Ellis, druggist, was born in Ohio, in 1843, and with his widowed mother, moved to Harrison County, Iowa in 1853. He enlisted in 1862, in Co. C, 29th Ia. Inft.; returned to this county at the close of the war, and engaged for a time in farming, after which he established his present business. He graduated from the Iowa State Pharmacy in 1880. A.M. Ellis, an older brother, now engaged in the stock business at this place, is also an old settler of this county. He enlisted in Co. H, 15th Ia.