Warner Miller


Warner Miller

Infobox Senator
name=Warner Miller



width=200px
jr/sr=United States Senator
state=New York
party=Republican
term=July 27, 1881 – March 3, 1887
preceded=Thomas C. Platt
succeeded=Frank Hiscock
date of birth=birth date|1838|8|12|mf=y
place of birth=Hannibal, New York, U.S.
date of death=death date and age|1918|3|21|1838|8|12|mf=y
place of death=New York City, New York, U.S.
spouse=
profession=Politician
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Warner Miller (August 12, 1838 – March 21, 1918) was a Representative and a United States Senator from New York.

Birth and early life

Warner was born in Hannibal, Oswego County, New York on August 12, 1838. He attended the common schools and the Charlottesville Academy. He graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1860.

Early career and military service

He became a professor of Latin and Greek in the Fort Edward Collegiate Institute. During the American Civil War, he enlisted as a private in the Fifth Regiment, New York Volunteer Cavalry in 1861. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant major and lieutenant. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Winchester. He was exchanged and honorably discharged. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and was the founder of a the wood-pulp business. He developed new techniques for paper production and was president of the American Paper & Pulp Association.

Career in public service

Warner was a member of the New York State assembly from 1873 to 1876. He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1879 until his resignation on July 26, 1881. He was elected as a Republican in 1881 to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas C. Platt and served from July 27, 1881, to March 3, 1887. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1887. He was chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of New York in 1888. He was the chairman of the Special Tax Commission of the State of New York 1906.

Later years

He retired and resided in Herkimer, New York. He died in New York City, March 21, 1918 and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Herkimer, N.Y.

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