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Frederick Miles

Frederick Miles
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Member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
In office
1879 – 1883[1]
Preceded by Levi Warner
Succeeded by Edward Woodruff Seymour
In office
1889 – 1891[1]
Preceded by Miles T. Granger
Succeeded by Robert E. De Forest
Member of the Connecticut Senate
In office
1877 – 1879[1]
Personal details
Born (1815-12-19)December 19, 1815[1][2]
Goshen, Connecticut[1]
Died November 20, 1896(1896-11-20) (aged 80)[1][2]
Salisbury, Connecticut[1]
Resting place Salisbury Cemetery[2]
Political party Republican[1]
Residence Salisbury, Connecticut

Frederick Miles (December 19, 1815 - November 20, 1896) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1879 to 1883 and from 1889 to 1891. He had previously served in the Connecticut Senate form 1877 to 1879.

Early life

He was born in Goshen, Connecticut where he attended the common schools and pursued an academic course. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in Goshen until 1857 before moving to Twin Lakes, Connecticut and later, in 1858, to Salisbury, Connecticut and engaged in the manufacture of iron.

Political career

Miles was a member of the Connecticut Senate from 1877 until February 1879, when he resigned. He was elected to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1883) but he declined a nomination for reelection. Miles was again elected to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891) but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress.

Later life and death

After leaving Congress, he resumed business activities and died near Salisbury, Connecticut in 1896. He was buried in Salisbury Cemetery.

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Preceded by
Miles T. Granger
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 4th congressional district

1889 – 1891
Succeeded by
Robert E. De Forest
Preceded by
Levi Warner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 4th congressional district

1879 – 1883
Succeeded by
Edward Woodruff Seymour
Preceded by
.
Member of the Connecticut Senate
1877–1879
Succeeded by
.

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