A Confederate Army Colonel, he served in the United States House of Representatives ( Dem., Texas; 1873-92 ), chairing the Committee on Ways and Means. He left to fill a vacancy in the Senate ( 1892-99 ), retiring to Corsicana, Texas. . .
Mills, Roger Quarles born in Todd County, Kentucky; member of Congress from Texas 1873_92; as chairman of Ways and Means Committee introduced Mills Bill 1888; United States senator 1892_99.
Moved to Texas, 1849.
Admitted to bar (by act of legislature) at 20, and began practice at Corsicana, Texas.
Member Texas House of Representatives, 1859. Member 43d to 52d Congresses (1873-1893).