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lawyer , mayor

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.

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