Miller, William Henry

Life Span
to
Full name
William Henry Miller
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Education
Other
Other Education
Franklin and Marshall College, PA
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Journalist
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives

William Henry Miller (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
MILLER, William Henry,  (son of Jesse Miller), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Landisburg, Perry County, Pa., February 28, 1829; attended the public schools in Landisburg, Pa., and a private school in Harrisburg, Pa.; was graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., in 1846; studied law; was admitted to the bar the same year and practiced in Harrisburg, Pa., and later in New Bloomfield in 1849; returned to Harrisburg in 1854; clerk of the State supreme court 1854-1863; clerk of the State senate in 1858 and 1859; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in journalism; died in Harrisburg, Pa., September 12, 1870; interment in Harrisburg Cemetery.
“Miller, William Henry,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000763.
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