U.S. Legislative Branch -Miller, William Henry - U.S. Congressman, PA

William Henry Miller:
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Born: February 28, 1829
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Birthplace: Landisburg Pennsylvania
Father: US Congressman Jesse Miller 1800 – 1850
(Buried: Harrisburg Cemetery Harrisburg Pennsylvania)
Mother: Eliza 1802 –
Wife: Ellen Ward 1835 – 1920
Children:
Jesse L. Miller 1856 – 1926
(Buried: Harrisburg Cemetery Harrisburg Pennsylvania)


Political Party: Democratic Party

Education:

1846: Graduated from Franklin and Marshall College

Occupation before War:
1846 – 1849: Attorney in Harrisburg Pennsylvania
1849 – 1854: Attorney in New Bloomfield Pennsylvania
1854 – 1863: Attorney in Harrisburg Pennsylvania
1854 – 1863: Clerk of Pennsylvania State Supreme Court
1858 – 1859: Pennsylvania State Senator

Civil War Career:
1854 – 1863: Attorney in Harrisburg Pennsylvania
1854 – 1863: Clerk of Pennsylvania State Supreme Court
1863 – 1865: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania
1863 – 1865: Member of House Invalid Pensions Committee
1864: Pennsylvania Delegate to Democratic Party National Convention
1864: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress.
1865: Voted against the 13th​ Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1870: Attorney in Harrisburg Pennsylvania


Died: September 12, 1870
Place of Death: Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Age at time of Death: 41 years old
Burial Place:
Harrisburg Cemetery Harrisburg Pennsylvania
 
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