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William Hall Milton

William Hall Milton, American ex-senator. member Florida House of Representatives, 1889; Member local exemption board, Jackson Company; Member State Welfare Board of Florida Secretary-treasurer Marianna Federal Savings and Loan Association.

Background

  • Milton, William Hall was born on March 2, 1864 in Jackson Company, Florida, United States. Son of Major William Henry and Lucy Hall (Hearn) Milton.

  • Education

    • Educated Agricultural and Mech. College, Auburn, Alabama. Admitted to bar, 1890.

    Career

    • City clerk, Marianna, 1885-1893. Member Florida House of Representatives, 1889. Democratic presidential elector, 1892.

      Appointed United States surveyor-general of Florida by President Cleveland, 1894. Mayor of Marianna, 1898-1899. President of the board of mgrs.

      State Reform School, Marianna, 1897-1913. Appointed United States senator, March 27, 1908, for unexpired term (1908-1909) of William James Bryan, deceased. United States commissioner since 1923.

      Was member Florida Repeal Convention Vice president Georgia Society of the Cincinnati.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Florida House of Representatives, 1889. Member local exemption board, Jackson Company. Member State Welfare Board of Florida Secretary-treasurer Marianna Federal Savings and Loan Association.
    • Member of Masons; Shrine. Knights of Pythias.; Society of Cincinnati. Sons American Revolution. Sons of Confederate Veterans.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah S. Baker, of Marianna, Florida, November 23, 1893.
    • father: Major William Henry Milton
    • mother: Lucy Hall (Hearn) Milton
    • spouse: Sarah S. Baker
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    Born March 2, 1864
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