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Lawyer

Milton Jamison Durham, American lawyer. member 43d to 45th Congresses (1873-1879).

Background

Durham, Milton Jamison was born on May 16, 1824 in Mercer (now Boyle Company), Kentucky, United States. Son of Benjamin and Margaret (Robinson) Durham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Asbury (now De Pauw) U., 1844, A.M., 1847. Bachelor of Laws, Louisville Law School, 1850.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1850. Judge Circuit Court, 1861-1862. Member 43d to 45th Congresses (1873-1879).

1st comptroller of the treasury United States, 1885-1889.

Membership

Member 43d to 45th Congresses (1873-1879).

Connections

Married Martha J. Mitchell, June 16, 1850 (died 1879). Married second, Mistress.

father:
Benjamin Durham

mother:
Margaret (Robinson) Durham

spouse:
Martha J. Mitchell

spouse:
Mistress