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Guide to the John Franklin Miller Collection, 1855-1890
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Business papers, certificates, checks, clippings, letters, calling cards, legal papers, pamphlets, menus, photographs.
John Franklin Miller, was a U. S. Senator from California from1881 through1886. He was born in South Bend, Indiana November 21, 1831. A lawyer and rancher, he lived in California during 1853-55. He returned to Indiana and served in the Indiana State Senate. He was a Civil War General with the Indiana Volunteers in 1861-1865. He returned to California in 1865 and lived in San Francisco and Napa. Until 18870 he was collector for the Port of San Francisco Miller died March 8, 1886 in Washington, D.C.
Please credit California State Library.