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as a member of the Committees on Commerce, and Ways and Means.
Millward, John.-Born in Pennsylvania, and elected a Representative, from that State, to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving as Chairman of the Committee on Patents.
Millward, William. — He was born in Pennsylvania, and was a Representative in Congress, from that State, from 1855 to 1857.
Milnor, James.—He was born in Philadelphia, June 20, 1773; he received his education at a grammar school and at the University of Pennsylvania, and subsequently studied law. In 1794 he commenced the practice of his profession, before he was twenty-one years of age. From 1811 to 1813 he was a Representative, from Pennsylvania, in Congress. In 1811 he was elected a Delegate to the General Convention of the Episcopal Church, and in 1814 was ordained a clergyman by Bishop White, and in 1816 was called to the rectorship of St. George's Church, in New York. He was one of the founders of the New York Deaf and Dumb Institution, and after spending the evening in company with its directors, in apparent good health, died suddenly, April 8, 1845.
Milnor, William.—He was born in Philadelphia, and was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsylvania, from 1807 to 1811, from 1815 to 1817, and again from 1821 to 1822.
Miner, Ahiman L.-He was born in Vermont; was Clerk of the Vermont House of Representatives, in 1836 and 1837; a State Representative, in 1838, 1839, and 1846; a State Senator in 1840; County Attorney for two years; Register of Probate for seven years; Judge of Probate, from 1846 to 1849; and was a Representative in Congress, from Vermont, from 1851 to 1853.
Miner, Charles.—He was born in Norwich, Connecticut, about the year 1800; when a boy, removed with his father to Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, and subsequently settled in West Chester, and for many years published the “Village Record,” in that place, which attained a high position. #. was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsyl
vania, from 1825 to 1829, and declined a re-election on account of deafness. He is the author of an interesting work, entitled “History of Wyoming.”
Miner, Phineas.-He was an eminent lawyer, and a Representative in Congress, from Connecticut, during the years 1834 and 1835, for an unexpired term. He died at Litchfield, in that State, September 16, 1839, aged sixty years.
Mitchell, Anderson. — Born in Caswell County, North Carolina, in 1800. He graduated at the University of that State in 1821; studied law, and settled in Wilkes County in 1840, when he was immediately elected to the Legislature. He was a member of Congress in 1842 and 1843, and since that time has devoted all his attention to his profession.
Mitchell, Charles F. — He was born in New York, and was a Representative in Congress, from that State, from 1837 to 1841.
Mitchell, George E.-He was born in Cecil County, Maryland, and was a Representative in Congress, from Maryland, from 1823 to 1827, and again from 1829 to 1832. He died in Washington, June 28, 1832.
Mitchell, Henry.—He was a Representative in Congress, from New York, from 1833 to 1835.
Mitchell, James C.—He was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and was a Representative in Congress, from Tennessee, from 1825 to 1829.
Mitchell, James S.—He was born in York County, Pennsylvania, and was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsylvania, from 1821 to 1827.
Mitchell, John.—He was born in Perry County, Pennsylvania, and was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsylvania, from 1825 to 1829. He died at Beaver, Pennsylvania, in August, 1849.
Mitchell, Nahum.—Born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, February 12, 1769; graduated at Harvard University in 1789; taught school, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1792. From 1811 to 1821 he was Judge of the Circuit Court of Common Pleas, and afterwards Chief Justice. From 1798 to 1812 he was a Representative in the General Court; and a Representative in Congress, from 1803 to 1805. In 1813 and 1814 he was State Senator; and from 1814 to 1820 he was one of the Governor’s Council; and from 1822 to 1827 he was Treasurer of the State. In 1840 he published a History of Bridgewater, Massachusetts; was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society; and published a volume of sacred music, entitled the “Bridgewater Collection.” He fell and died suddenly in one of the streets of Plymouth, August 1, 1853, while attending the first celebration of the embarkation of the Pilgrims at Delft Haven.
Mitchell, Stephen M.–He was born at wether fiéjà, Connecticut, December 27, 1743; graduated at Yale College in 1763; was chosen a tutor in the College in 1766, in which station he continued three years; he entered upon the practice of law in 1772; was appointed in 1779 a Judge of the Hartford County Court, and in 1790 placed at the head of that Court; in 1795 he was appointed Judge of the Superior Court of Connecticut, and in 1807 Chief Justice of that Court, which office he held until 1814, when he became disqualified by age. He was a Delegate to the old Congress, in 1783 and 1785; and in 1793 he was appointed to the United States Senate, which position he held until 1795, when he was made Judge of the Superior Court. It was to his services, while in Congress, that Connecticut was greatly indebted for the establishment of her title to the tract of land in Ohio called the “Western Reserve.” He died in the place of his birth, September 30, 1835. In him were combined the dignity of the Christian, the purity of the patriot, and the virtues of the faithful public servant and useful citizen.
Mitchell, Thomas R.—Born in Georgetown, South Carolina; he graduated at Harvard University in 1802; was a Representative in Congress, from South Carolina, from 1821 to 1823, from 1825 to 1829, and again from 1831 to 1833; he died in 1837.
Mitchell. William.—He was born in New York, and elected a Represen
tative from Indiana, to the Thirtyseventh Congress, serving on the Committee on Indian Affairs.
Mitchill, Robert.—He was born in Pennsylvania, and was a Representative in Congress, from 1833 to 1835, from Ohio.
Mitchill, Samuel Latham.— Born on Long Island in 1763, and was well educated ; after the close of the war he went to Edinburgh, and there studied medicine and natural history. On his return he was appointed Professor of Chemistry and Natural History in Columbia College; and his practice as a physician was extensive; he edited, with Dr. Smith, fourteen volumes of the “Medical Repository;” he also published a Life of Tammany, the Indian chief, and other useful works, historical and scientific. He was a Representative in Congress, from New York, from 1801 to 1804, and again from 1810 to 1813; and a Senator, from 1804 to 1809. He died in New York, September 8, 1831.
Moffit, Hosea.—He was born in New %:#; served six years in the Legislature of that State; and was a Representative in Congress, from 1813 to 1817.
Molony, Richard S.—He was born in New Hampshire, and was a Representative in Congress, from Illinois, from 1851 to 1853.
Monell, Robert.—He was a native of Columbia County, New York, and a Representative in Congress, from that State, from 1819 to 1821, and again from 1829 to 1831.
Monroe, James.—Born April 28, 1758, in Westmorland County, Virginia. He was educated at William and Mary College. In 1776 he joined the army in the Revolutionary war, and continued with it till 1778, having displayed great bravery, when he retired and engaged in the study of law. In 1780 he held the office of Military Commissioner for Virginia, and in that capacity visited the Southern army. In 1782 he was a member of the Virginia Assembly ; and in 1783 a Delegate to Congress. In 1788 he was a member of the Convention, in Virginia, to deliberate on the proposed Constitution for the United States. In 1790 he was elected a Senator of the United States, from Virginia. In 1794 he received the appointment of Minister Plenipotentiary to France, and was recalled in 1797. In 1799 he was elected Governor of Virginia. In 1802 he was sent on a special mission to France, which resulted in the purchase of Louisiana. In 1803 he was appointed Minister to England; and in 1805 he was associated with Charles Pinckney to negotiate with Spain. During his residence in England, he and Mr. William Pinckney negotiated a commercial treaty with Great Britain, but it was never submitted to the Senate by President Jefferson. He returned to America in 1808. In 1811 he was Governor of Virginia, and the same year received, from President Madison, the appointment of Secretary of State, which office he held till his election as President, March 4, 1817. During a part of the time, in 1814 and 1815, he also performed the duties of Secretary of War. He was again elected President in 1821. He died July 4, 1831.
Monroe, James.—He was born in Virginia, and having removed to New York, was elected a Representative in Congress, from that State, serving from 1839 to 1841; he was a member of the Assembly of New York in 1850 and 1852, and a State Senator during the three subsequent years.
Montamya, J. L. D.—He was born in New York, served two years in the Assembly of that State, and was a Reresentative in Congress, from New ork, from 1839 to 1841.
Montgomery, Daniel.-He was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsylvania, from 1807 to 1809.
Montgomery, John.—He was a Representative in Congress, from Maryland, from 1807 to 1811.
Montgomery, John G.-He was elected a member of the Thirty-fifth Congress, from Pennsylvania, but died before taking his seat, of the mysterious National Hotel disease, at Danville, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1857, aged fiftytwo years. He was an excellent lawyer, of great experience and learning,
and a brilliant career was anticipated for him in the arena of national politics.
Montgo.org Thomas.-He was born in Nelson Čounty, Virginia, and was a Representative in Congress, from Kentucky, from 1813 to 1815, and again from 1821 to 1823. Died April 2, 1828.
Montgomery, William.—He was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsylvania, from 1793 to 1795.
Montgomery, William.—Born in Guilford County, North Carolina, and was educated for the medical profession. He was elected to the General Assembly in 1824, where he served, with but one intermission, until 1834, when he was elected a Representative in Congress, and continued in that position until 1841. He died November 27, 1844, aged fifty-three years.
Montgomery, William.—Born in Canton Township, Pennsylvania, April 11, 1819; graduated at Washington College, Pennsylvania, in 1839; he studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1842, and he was elected a Representative in Congress, in 1856, serving in the Thirty-fifth Congress on the Committee on Public Lands. He was re-elected to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving as a member of the Committee on Roads and Canals.
Moor, Wyman B. S.—Born in Waterville, Maine, November 3, 1814; graduated at Waterville College; studied law at Cambridge, and admitted to the bar in 1834; was a member of the Maine Legislature, in 1889; was Attorney-General of that State, from 1844 to 1848; and by appointment, succeeded John Fairfield, as a Senator in Congress, serving during the session of 1848 and 1849. He subsequently devoted much attention to the railroad interests of his State, and in 1857 was appointed by President Buchanan, Consul-General for the British American Provinces.
Moore, Andrew.—He was a Representative in Congress, from Virginia, from 1789 to 1797, and again from 1803 to 1804; when he was chosen to the United States Senate, and served until 1809. Died in May, 1821.
Moore, Eli.-He was born in New Jersey, and educated as a printer; was a Representative in Congress, from New York, from 1835 to 1839; was appointed Marshal of New York by President Polk; subsequently edited a newspaper in New Jersey; was appointed Indian Agent in Kansas Territory; and at the time of his death, in 1859, was Register of a Land, office in Kansas.
Moore, Gabriel.-He was born in Stokes County, North Carolina, and was a Representative in Congress, from Alabama, from 1822 to 1829; a Senator in Congress, from 1831 to 1837; and died at Caddo, Texas, in 1844.
Moore, Henry D.—He was born in Goshen, Orange County, New York, April 17, 1817; received his education at one of the public schools of New York City; when sixteen years of age, he acquired a knowledge of the tailoring business, which he followed until 1843; in that year he removed to Philadelphia, and became interested in the marble business; and he was a Representative in Congress, from Pennsylvania, from 1849 to 1853.
Moore, Hemam A.—He was born in Vermont, in 1810, studied law in Rochester, New York, and removing to Columbus, Ohio, obtained distinction as a lawyer, and was a Representative in Congress, from that State, from 1843 to the time of his death, which occurred in Columbus, April 3, 1844.
Moore, John.-He was a Representative in Congress, from Louisiana, from 1841 to 1843.
Moore, John. — He was born in Virginia, and was a Representative in Congress, from that State, from 1851 t 1853.
Moore. Labon T.—Born in Cabell County, Virginia, January 13, 1829; received a limited education; removed to Kentucky and adopted the profession of law; and was elected a Representative, from Kentucky, to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving on the Committee on Manufactures.
Moore, Nicholas R.—He was a Representative in Congress, from Maryland, from 1803 to 1811, and again from
moved to Alabama with his parents,
soon after its admission as a State; he was educated at the University of Alabama; was bred to the profession of the law; was Judge of the County Court of Greene County, Alabama, for six years, and for a short time also of the Circuit Court of that State; resigned his judgeship, and went to Mexico as Captain of a volunteer company, and served one year, a portion of the time in General Taylor’s line, on the Rio Grande, and also in General Scott's line at Tampico, Vera Cruz, Alvarado, and Jalapa ; and, on his return home, was elected BrigadierGeneral of militia; and was chosen, in 1857, a member of the Thirty-fifth Congress; and re-elected to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving as a member of the Committee on Claims. Took part in the Rebellion as a Colonel.
Moore, Thomas.-He was a Representative in Congress, from South Carolina, from 1801 to 1813, and again from 1815 to 1817.
Moore, Thomas P.-He was born in Charlotte County, Virginia, in 1795; was an officer in the war of 1812; member of Congress, from 1823 to 1829, from Rentucky; Minister to the Republic of Colombia in 1829; and Lieutenant-Colonel in the regular army during the war with Mexico. His last public position was that of member of the Convention for revising the Constitution of