Joseph Miller (Ohio politician)
|in 35th Congress|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
|Preceded by||Oscar F. Moore|
|Succeeded by||Carey A. Trimble|
September 9, 1819|
|Died||May 27, 1862
|Resting place||Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe|
|Alma mater||Miami University|
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.
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.
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