5606 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
1151 Milton Ave, currently 1151 N Cleveland Ave, Chicago, IL 60610
Cedar Bluff Cemetery Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Ellsworth "Elzie" Booher (July 3, 1891 - February 11, 1939) was born in Albany, Green County, WI, to David Booher and Ellin Swankett. When he registered for the draft in WWI he was living in Chicago, and worked as a singer. On December 10, 1924 he was listed as the treasurer for the newly formed Society for Human Rights, an organization founded by Henry Gerber for the purpose of supporting homosexuality rights. The Rev. John T. Graves, President and Ellsworth Booher, Treasurer were shown at 1151 Milton Ave (currently 1151 N Cleveland Ave, Chicago, IL 60610)
All of the member were homosexual with the exception of one bisexual - according to letters later written by Henry Gerber to the ONE Institute in Los Angeles. Ellsworth died in Rockford, IL. He had previously married and divorced a woman named Daisy and was working as a male nurse at the county hospital at the time of his death at the age of 48.
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