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 John Millen

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Birth
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Death
15 Oct 1843 (aged 38–39)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Plot
Lot 175
Memorial ID
7442262 View Source

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.

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 ID: 7442262
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7442262/john-millen: accessed ), memorial page for John Millen (1804–15 Oct 1843), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7442262, citing Laurel Grove Cemetery North, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.