Chesselden Ellis (1808 – May 10, 1854) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New Windsor, Vermont, he completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Union College in Schenectady in 1823. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in Waterford, New York. He was elected prosecuting attorney of Saratoga County and served from April 25, 1837 until September 11, 1843.
Ellis was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress, holding office from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress and resumed the practice of law in Waterford. He moved to New York City in 1845 and continued the practice of his profession until his death there in 1854; interment was in Albany Cemetery, Albany.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York