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Augustus Samuel Miller

Augustus Samuel Miller, American lawyer, mayor. Member Providence city council, 1885-1887 (president 1887), Rhode Island House Representatives, 1884-1885, 1889-1891 (speaker 1889-1891); member of commission to revise constitution of Rhode Island, 1897.

Background

  • Miller, Augustus Samuel was born on August 13, 1847 in Plainfield, Connecticut, United States. Son of Simon Williams and Anne (Lawton) Miller.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Mowry & Goff’s Classical School, Providence, Rhode Island. Graduate Brown University, Bachelor of Arts, 1871, later A.M.

    Career

    • Admitted to Rhode Island bar, April 2, 1874. Later to the United States Circuit and to Supreme Court of the United States Court. Engaged in general practice.

      President American Enamel Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Providence city council, 1885-1887 (president 1887), Rhode Island House Representatives, 1884-1885, 1889-1891 (speaker 1889-1891). Member of commission to revise constitution of Rhode Island, 1897.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Le Moine Davis, February 17, 1881.
    • father: Simon Williams Miller
    • mother: Anne (Lawton) Miller
    • spouse: Elizabeth Le Moine Davis
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    Died 1905
    (aged 57)
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