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  Miller, John Franklin
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NameJohn Franklin Miller
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, California , United States
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Born November 21, 1831
DiedMarch 08, 1886 (54 years)
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May 01, 2003 07:16pm
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Info (uncle of John Franklin Miller [1862-1936]), a Senator from California; born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., November 21, 1831; pursued an academic course; studied law and graduated from the New York State Law School in 1852; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in South Bend, Ind.; moved to California, where he practiced for a short time and then returned to South Bend; member, Indiana State Senate 1860-1861; entered the Union Army in 1861; brevetted major general in 1865, resigned, and returned to California; collector of the port of San Francisco 1865-1869, declining reappointment in 1869 to accept the presidency of the Alaska Commercial Company; delegate to the second State constitutional convention 1878-1879; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1881, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1886; chairman, Committee to Revise the Laws of the United States (Forty-seventh Congress), Committee on Foreign Relations (Forty-ninth Congress); interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.; reinterment in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Va., May 5, 1913.


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