Joseph Miller (Ohio politician)

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Joseph Miller
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Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1857 March 3, 1859
Preceded by Oscar F. Moore
Succeeded by Carey A. Trimble
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
In office
1856
Personal details
Born(1819-09-09)September 9, 1819
Virginia
DiedMay 27, 1862(1862-05-27) (aged 42)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Miami University

Joseph Miller (September 9, 1819 – May 27, 1862) was an American lawyer and politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Ohio for one term from 1857 to 1859.

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Biography

Born in Virginia, Miller attended the common schools. He moved to Ohio and settled in Chillicothe. He was graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1839. He studied law.

He was admitted to the bar in 1841 and commenced practice in Chillicothe, Ohio.

He served as prosecuting attorney of Ross County, Ohio, from 1844 to 1848. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1856.

Congress

Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress. He was appointed United States judge for Nebraska Territory March 5, 1859.

Death

He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 27, 1862. He was interred in Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA.

Sources

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates  public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov .

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Oscar F. Moore
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

1857-1859
Succeeded by
Carey A. Trimble

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