John Millen (American Politician)
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John Millen American Politician
John Millen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large district

March 4, 1843 - October 15, 1843
Roger Lawson Gamble
Duncan Lamont Clinch
Personal details
Born1804
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Died(1843-10-15)October 15, 1843
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Resting placeLaurel Grove Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic

John Millen (1804 - October 15, 1843)[note 1] was a United States Representative and lawyer from Georgia.

Biography

Millen was born in Savannah in 1804, of German and Irish descent. He studied law, gained admittance to the state bar and practiced law in Savannah. Millen served in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1828, 1834, 1835, 1839, and 1840.[2]

Millen was elected as a Democratic Representative from Georgia to the 28th United States Congress and died only several months after assuming office, serving in total from March 4, 1843, until his death in Savannah on October 15, 1843. He was buried in that city's Laurel Grove Cemetery.

The town of Millen, Georgia is named after him.[2]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Savannah records lists October 16 as date of death.[1]

References

  1. ^ Savannah, Georgia Vital Records, 1803-1966
  2. ^ a b Northen, William J.; Graves, John Temple (1910). Men of Mark in Georgia: A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies and Autobiographies of the Most Eminent Men of Each Period of Georgia's Progress and Development. A. B. Caldwell. p. 130. Retrieved 2017.

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