Archives of Maryland
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Oliver Miller (1824-1892)
MSA SC 3520-14019


Born April 15, 1824, in Middletown, Conneticut. Son of Giles and Clarissa Miller. Attended schools in Middletown (Conneticut), Frederick (Maryland), and Leesburg (Virginia); Dartmouth College, Class of 1848. Studied law in Annapolis  under Alexander Randall. Admitted to the bar, 1850. Married. Died October 18, 1892, Ellicott City, Maryland. Buried, Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland.

Reporter, Court of Appeals, 1852-1862. Member, 1864 Constitutional Convention, Anne Arundel County. Member, House of Delegates, Anne Arundel County, 1865-1867; Speaker of the House, 1867. Elected Chief Judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit of the State (Anne Arundel, Howard, and Carroll Counties) and Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals, November 1867;
re-elected 1882. Resigned from the bench October 1, 1892, due to poor health.

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