William H. H. Miller

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William Henry Harrison Miller
39th United States Attorney General
In office
March 7, 1889 – March 4, 1893
President Benjamin Harrison
Preceded by Augustus H. Garland
Succeeded by Richard Olney
Personal details
Born (1840-09-06)September 6, 1840
Augusta, New York, U.S.
Died May 25, 1917(1917-05-25) (aged 76)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Hamilton College
Profession Lawyer, Politician

William Henry Harrison Miller (September 6, 1840 – May 25, 1917) was an American lawyer and Attorney General of the United States.

Born in Augusta, New York, William Miller graduated from Hamilton College in 1861. While at Hamilton, he joined The Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He studied law in the office of Chief Justice Morrison Waite, and was admitted to the bar at Peru, Indiana in 1865. Miller practiced in that city for a short time, and also held the office of county school examiner. For many years, and particularly during the campaign of 1888, he was a confidential advisor to General Benjamin Harrison. In 1889, President Harrison appointed Miller Attorney General. He served in that capacity for the duration of Harrison's term, until 1893. Miller died in 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in that city.[1]


Legal offices
Preceded by
Augustus H. Garland
U.S. Attorney General
Served under: Benjamin Harrison

Succeeded by
Richard Olney