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John Millen

  • Birth 1804 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 15 Oct 1843 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Lot 175
  • Memorial ID 7442262

US Congressman. Elected as a Democrat to represent Georgia's At-Large District in the Twenty-Eighth Congress, he served for seven months, from March 1843 until his death. Millen was born in Savannah, Georgia, where he was admitted to the bar and maintained a law office for nearly 20 years. Between 1828 and 1840 he served six terms in the State House of Representatives, and he was also appointed a Colonel in the State Militia. He died at 39 in Savannah; there is a cenotaph for him at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. The town of Millen, Georgia, was named for him.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7442262
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Millen (1804–15 Oct 1843), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7442262, citing Laurel Grove Cemetery (North), Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .