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Miller, William Henry Harrison 1840- Lawyer; born in Augusta, N. Y., Sept. 6, 1840; spent his early life on a farm; and graduated at Hamilton College in 1861. He settled in Maumee City, O., where he taught school a year; then entered the Union army; and after his discharge was admitted to the bar and practised law at Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1866-74. In the latter year he moved to Indianapolis and became a law partner of Benjamin Harrison (q. v.). He was Attorney-General of the United States (1889-93) in President Harrison's cabinet, and afterwards resumed practice in Indianapolis.