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Ellsworth Brewer Buck (July 3, 1892 – August 14, 1970) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New Yorkmarker.

Buck was born in Chicagomarker. He graduated from Dartmouth Collegemarker in 1914. He was vice president of the New York City Board of Education from 1938 until 1942 and president from 1942 until 1944. He was elected to Congress in 1944 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James A. O'Leary and served from June 6, 1944 until January 3, 1949. While in Congress, he strongly backed the Taft-Hartley Act, opposed by organized labor; and voted in favor of a proposal to ban the poll tax, a device which kept southern blacks from voting. He was a delegate to the 1952 Republican National Convention. He was public advisor of the United States delegation to the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 1955. He died in Stephenson, Wisconsinmarker.


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