Jake Ellzey

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Jake Ellzey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 6th district
Assumed office
July 30, 2021
Preceded byRon Wright
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 10th district
In office
January 12, 2021 – July 30, 2021
Preceded byJohn Wray
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
John Kevin Ellzey

(1970-01-24) January 24, 1970 (age 54)
Amarillo, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Shelby Hoebeke
EducationUnited States Naval Academy (BS)
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1992–2012
Battles/warsWar in Afghanistan
Iraq War

John Kevin "Jake" Ellzey Sr. (born January 24, 1970) is an American veteran and Republican politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district. Ellzey replaced Ron Wright who died in early 2021.

Ellzey was a member of the Texas House of Representatives for the 10th district from January 2021 until his election to U.S. Congress in July of that year.[1]

He served in the United States Navy as a fighter pilot.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Five New Texas House Candidates Who Won't Be Waiting on Election Results". The Texan. November 3, 2020. Retrieved January 22, 2021.
  2. "Jake Ellzey". Ballotpedia. Retrieved January 22, 2021.
  3. Spinks, Bill (March 3, 2020). "Ellzey wins Texas House District 10 primary". Waxahachie Daily Light. Archived from the original on January 28, 2021. Retrieved January 22, 2021.