Joseph Miller (Ohio politician)

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Joseph Miller
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in 35th Congress
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Preceded by Oscar F. Moore
Succeeded by Carey A. Trimble
Personal details
Born (1819-09-09)September 9, 1819
Virginia
Died May 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 a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

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.

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

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