John Stewart Miller

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John Stewart Miller
MPP for Addington
In office
December 28, 1886 – April 26, 1890
Personal details
Born (1844-09-17)September 17, 1844
Camden Township, Addington County, Canada West
Died April 25, 1936(1936-04-25) (aged 91)
West St. Paul, Manitoba
Political party Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario

John Stewart Miller (September 17, 1844 – April 25, 1936) was an Ontario farmer, merchant and political figure. He represented Addington in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1886 to 1890.

He was born in Camden Township, Addington County, Canada West in 1844, the son of Thomas Miller. He studied at the Ontario Commercial College in Belleville. Miller was a lieutenant in the local militia. In 1870, he started a cheese factory in Centreville with James N. Lapum. In 1871, Miller married Carrie Hawley. He was named clerk for Camden Township in 1875. He married Annie Robertson in 1877 after the death of his first wife. In 1883, Miller became a merchant in Centreville, purchasing the business of A. N. Lapum. He was county master for the Orange Lodge and master of the local Masonic lodge. He moved to Manitou, Manitoba in 1890 and returned to farming. Miller served as reeve for Pembina, Manitoba from 1895 to 1897. He died on April 25, 1936.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Winnipeg Free Press, Tuesday, April 28, 1936, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  2. ^ http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/miller_js.shtml