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Phineas Miner

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Birth
Winchester Center, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death
15 Sep 1839 (aged 61)
Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA GPS-Latitude: 41.7463883, Longitude: -73.1847916
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U.S. Congressman. He completed preparatory studies, then studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1797, and commenced to practice law in Winchester, Connecticut. He was elected Winchester Justice of the Peace in 1809, served as a member of the member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives (1809 to 1829), and served in the Connecticut State Senate (1830 to 1831). In 1834, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jabez W. Huntington, serving until 1835. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law and again served in the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1835. He was elected a judge of the probate court for Litchfield district in 1838 and served until his death.

U.S. Congressman. He completed preparatory studies, then studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1797, and commenced to practice law in Winchester, Connecticut. He was elected Winchester Justice of the Peace in 1809, served as a member of the member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives (1809 to 1829), and served in the Connecticut State Senate (1830 to 1831). In 1834, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jabez W. Huntington, serving until 1835. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law and again served in the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1835. He was elected a judge of the probate court for Litchfield district in 1838 and served until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: Oct 30, 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8045510/phineas-miner: accessed ), memorial page for Phineas Miner (27 Nov 1777–15 Sep 1839), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8045510, citing East Cemetery, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.