Joseph Miller (Ohio politician)

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Joseph Miller
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Preceded byOscar F. Moore
Succeeded byCarey A. Trimble
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1819-09-09)September 9, 1819
DiedMay 27, 1862(1862-05-27) (aged 42)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting placeGrandview Cemetery, Chillicothe
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materMiami University

Joseph Miller (September 9, 1819 – May 27, 1862) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Virginia, Miller attended the common schools. He moved to Ohio and settled in Chillicothe. He was graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1839. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1841 and commenced practice in Chillicothe, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney of Ross County, Ohio, from 1844 to 1848. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1856.

Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress. He was appointed United States judge for Nebraska Territory March 5, 1859.

He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 27, 1862. He was interred in Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA.


  • United States Congress. "Joseph Miller (id: M000743)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Oscar F. Moore
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
Carey A. Trimble