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Jim Ellison
Birth: Apr. 18, 1964
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1996
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Musician. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the lead guitarist and front man for the pop band Material Issue. Along with bassist Ted Ansani and drummer Mike Zelenko, he promoted his band and booked tours. In 1990, he secured a major label contract and recorded the hit album "International Pop Overview" (1991). Before his death, the group was a strong music factor of the early 1990s, crossover punk rock spirit. He died by carbon monoxide poisoning. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Suicide
Ridgewood Cemetery
Des Plaines
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot #277, Section #17, Grave #2
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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