Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Millers in:
 • Harrisburg Cemetery
 • Harrisburg
 • Dauphin County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

William Henry Miller
Birth: Jan. 28, 1829
Landisburg
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1870
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman. Representative from Pennsylvania’s 14th Congressional District, was born in Landisburg, Perry County, Pa on February 28, 1829. He attended public schools in Landisburg and later attended private schools in Harrisburg. He attended Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, graduating in 1846. Following graduation he studied law and was admitted to the bar. He set up practice in Harrisburg before moving to New Bloomfield. He returned to Harrisburg in 1854 to become clerk to the state supreme court and the state senate. In 1862 he won election to the Thirty eighth Congress but was unsuccessful for reelection in 1864. Following his Congressional defeat he returned to Harrisburg and once again took up the profession of law and dabbled in journalism. His father, Jesse Miller, had also served as a US Representative. William Henry Miller died on September 12, 1870. (bio by: Glenn Koons) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jesse Miller (1800 - 1850)
 
Burial:
Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Aug 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6690973
William Henry Miller
Added by: Michael Milliken
 
William Henry Miller
Added by: Michael Milliken
 
William Henry Miller
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Karl Fox
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 12, 2012

- Tom Cummings
 Added: Jan. 28, 2012
There are 7 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.6 after 17 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service