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John Franklin Miller


Picture of John Franklin Miller
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
01-12-1881 Republican Senate1 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 21, 1831 in South Bend, Indiana
Married: Mary Wickerham (Chess) Miller
Child: One daughter
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: March 8, 1886 in Washington, DC

1860-1861: Senator, Indiana State Legislature
1865-1869: Collector of the Port of San Francisco
1872: U.S. Presidential Elector
1876: U.S. Presidential Elector
1879: Delegate, Second State Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []