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MILES (Soundex M420) — See also HILES, ILES, LEIMS, LIMES, MALES, MELIS, MELISSE, MELIUS, MELLIS, MIES, MILAS, MILIAS, MILIUS, MILLES, MILLIS, MILNES, MILUS, MOLES, MYLES, NILES, SELIM, WILES.

  MILES: See also Ethel Butler Andrews — Josiah Williams Begole — Richard Fyfe Boyce — Addison Makepeace Brown — Armistead Burt — Francis Burt — Charles Willing Byrd — Francis Russell Edward Cornell — Joseph Charles Dennis — Thomas Heyward, Jr. — Lyman Trumball Kinder — Joseph Bradford Lancaster — John Robert Lewis — David Parshall Mapes — Vicki Lynn Miles-LaGrange — Arthur Lincoln Richards — Lionel Allen Sheldon — Zephyr Rain Teachout — Jean Westwood
  Miles, A. F. — of Mobridge, Walworth County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 37th District, 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, A. W. — of Livingston, Park County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Aaron W. (1874-1965) — of Mecosta County, Mich. Born in 1874. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mecosta County, 1919-24; defeated (Progressive), 1914. Died in 1965 (age about 91 years). Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Alice Mae — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 35th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Miles, Alonzo L. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1912 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Ambrose — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Socialist. Candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Andrew J. — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Seymour, 1904, 1908, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Arthur A. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 24th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Augustus — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1824, 1829, 1838-39; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, B. Burt — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Benjamin H. — of Santa Cruz County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 3rd District, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Borris L. — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 146th District; elected 2006; elected unopposed 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Miles, Burt See B. Burt Miles
  Miles, C. P. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Miles, C. W. — of Union City, Obion County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Mrs. C. W. — of Union City, Obion County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Charles Gardner (b. 1879) — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in East Hampden, Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine, December 2, 1879. Republican. Physician; member of Massachusetts state senate Plymouth District, 1933-36. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Charles Herbert (1854-1928) — also known as Charles H. Miles — of Moundville, Vernon County, Mo.; Warsaw, Benton County, Mo. Born in Bremer County, Iowa, July 31, 1854. Republican. School teacher; president, Cooper College, Moundville, Mo.; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Benton County, 1919-20; defeated, 1908. Died in Warsaw, Benton County, Mo., July 31, 1928 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Warsaw, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Caroline Elizabeth (Brown) Miles (1824-1907) and John Miles (1827-1910); married, February 24, 1895, to Minnie Terpening (1865-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miles, Charles V. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 10th Circuit, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
Clarence G. Miles Miles, Clarence Gillespie (1887-1959) — also known as Clarence G. Miles — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Beattie, Marshall County, Kan., June 12, 1887. Democrat. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1947-50; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1950. Died in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., March 7, 1959 (age 71 years, 268 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Miles, Clarence W. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Clarence W. — of Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Miles, Cyrus — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Dick See Richard Monroe Miles
  Miles, Earl — of Clinton County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Earl — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Elijah W. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1815-17; member of New York state senate Western District, 1820-22. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Emily — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Miles, F. T. — of Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. Postmaster at Salem, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Frank — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Frank E. — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Frankland W. L. (born c.1896) — of Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass. Born about 1896. Republican. District judge in Massachusetts, 1940; candidate in primary for Governor of Massachusetts, 1950; candidate for Massachusetts Governor's Council 1st District, 1958. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Fred T. — of Holland, Ottawa County, Mich. Republican. Circuit judge in Michigan 20th Circuit, 1930-47. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Frederick T. Miles (1911-1989).
  Miles, Frederick (1815-1896) — of Chapinville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., December 19, 1815. Republican. Merchant; iron manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1878-79; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1879-83, 1889-91; defeated, 1886, 1890, 1892; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880 (alternate), 1884, 1888 (alternate). Died in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., November 20, 1896 (age 80 years, 337 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miles, Frederick T. (1911-1989) — of Saugatuck, Allegan County, Mich. Born in Holland, Ottawa County, Mich., February 7, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County, 1943-46; defeated in primary, 1946. Methodist. Died in 1989 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred T. Miles (1885?-?) and Dena D. Miles; married to Mari Ann Robinson.
  Miles, George (1789-1850) — of Angelica, Allegany County, N.Y.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., April 5, 1789. Lawyer; law partner of Alexander S. Diven, around 1840; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1846-50; died in office 1850. Died in 1850 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Miles, George N. — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Georgianna B. — of Rumson, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Harry — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Milford, Connecticut, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Henry C. C. (1869-1954) — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, April, 1869. Democrat. Market gardener; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford, 1912. Died in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., April 28, 1954 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Carrington Miles (1822-1913) and Charlotte Curtis (Nichols) Miles; married, June 12, 1895, to Julia Agnes Platt; married 1925 to Alice Ford; seventh great-grandnephew of Thomas Welles; third cousin thrice removed of Noah Phelps and James Doolittle Wooster; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Booth (1791-1870).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; King family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Miles, Hooper S. — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Ira C. — of Edwards, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 1st District, 1896-99. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Isaac F. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, J. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, J. B. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, J. C. — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Mayor of Hastings, Neb.; elected 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, J. H. — of Taylor, Williamson County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, J. W. — of Hale, Carroll County, Mo. Born in Merom, Sullivan County, Ind. Republican. Monument dealer; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Carroll County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1903 to Anna L. Enochs.
  Miles, James A. — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Mayor of Derby, Conn., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, James A. (b. 1941) — of Isle of Palms, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Norfolk, Va., October 10, 1941. Secretary of state of South Carolina, 1991-. Baptist. Still living as of 2001.
  Miles, James H. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 2nd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, James L. — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Whig. Postmaster at Newark, Del., 1841-45, 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, James L. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, James P. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Jean See Jean Westwood
  Miles, John — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Cheshire, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, John B. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, John Esten (1884-1971) — also known as John E. Miles — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn., July 28, 1884. Democrat. New Mexico Democratic state chair, 1937, 1961-64; Governor of New Mexico, 1939-43; defeated, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952 (alternate); U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1949-51. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., October 7, 1971 (age 87 years, 71 days). Interment at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Miles, John G. — of Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, John T. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Wyoming, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, John W. — of Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate, 1938 (42nd District), 1942 (42nd District), 1956 (50th District); chair of Wayne County Democratic Party, 1939, 1942-55; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1940; appointed 1940; defeated, 1940, 1941, 1944, 1950, 1954; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Joseph H. — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Joshua Weldon (1858-1929) — also known as Joshua W. Miles — of Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md. Born near Marion, Somerset County, Md., December 9, 1858. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1895-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1904, 1912 (speaker), 1924; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Maryland, 1917-19. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 4, 1929 (age 70 years, 85 days). Interment at Manokin Cemetery, Princess Anne, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Miles, Kathleen White — of Warsaw, Benton County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Miles, Kathy — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Candidate in primary for South Dakota state senate 15th District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Miles, L. F. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Lewis — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, M. J. — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Mayor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1909-11. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 24, 1907, to Kathryn Kanealy.
  Miles, M. S. — of Metter, Candler County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Candler County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Marcus H. (1813-1877) — of St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Apulia, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 23, 1813. Postmaster; St. Clair County Clerk, 1839-42, 1849-50; lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1866; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich., December 13, 1877 (age 64 years, 51 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, St. Clair, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Miles; married, November 29, 1840, to Maria C. Partridge (1823-1908).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miles, Mark — of St. Charles, St. Charles County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000 (alternate), 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Miles, Maurice — of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Candidate for Maryland state senate 39th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Miles, Michael B. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Oregon, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Miles, Michael T. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Miles, Mike — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Miles, Nelson A. (1902-2004) — of Holland, Ottawa County, Mich. Born in Dorr Township, Allegan County, Mich., May 9, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ottawa County, 1937-44. Died in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., August 11, 2004 (age 102 years, 94 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Lester Daniel Miles and Susan Rosalyn 'Susie' (Truax) Miles; married 1925 to Helen L. Zick.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Nelson A. Miles Miles, Nelson Appleton (1839-1925) — also known as Nelson A. Miles — Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., August 8, 1839. Democrat. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor in 1892 for action at the battle of Chancellorsville, 1863; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of Puerto Rico; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1904. Suffered a heart attack and died, while attending a circus, in Washington, D.C., May 15, 1925 (age 85 years, 280 days). Entombed at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Miles (1799-1875) and Mary (Curtis) Miles (1802-1875); married, June 30, 1868, to Mary Hoyt Sherman (1842-1904; daughter of Charles Taylor Sherman; niece of William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), Lampson Parker Sherman and John Sherman; granddaughter of Charles Robert Sherman); third cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, Augustus Sabin Chase (1828-1896), Marden Sabin and Joseph Spalding; third cousin twice removed of Irving Hall Chase; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Sabin Chase (1897-1970); fourth cousin of William Dean Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of John Larkin Payson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Ewing family of Yonkers and New York City, New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Cameron family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July, 1897
  Miles, O. L. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Octavia Leah — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Miles, Oscar — of Milestown, St. Mary's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, R. H. — of Lyndon, Osage County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Richard H. — of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Gaithersburg, Md., 1890-93, 1897-1917; mayor of Gaithersburg, Md., 1912-18. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Richard Monroe (b. 1937) — also known as Richard M. Miles; Dick Miles — Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., 1937. Foreign Service officer; worked for U.S. Sen. Ernest F. Hollings on an American Political Science Fellowship in 1983-84; U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, 1992-93; Bulgaria, 1999-2002; Georgia, 2002-; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Serbia and Montenegro, 1996-99. Still living as of 2003.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Miles, Robert E. — of Michigan. American Independent candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Miles, Robert L. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 25th District, 1946, 1954; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 27th Circuit, 1959. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Roger H. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Rolland E. — of Greene County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Greene County, 1915; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
Rowland Miles Miles, Rowland — of Northport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1900; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1906; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
  Miles, Samuel — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1790-91. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Sharon K. — of California. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from California 48th District, 1996, 1998, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Miles, Smyth M. — of California. Member of California state assembly 20th District, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Tedford W. — of Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Tim — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 111th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Miles, Vincent M. — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1921-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, Wallace Almeron (1841-1904) — also known as Wallace A. Miles — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Southington, Hartford County, Conn., 1841. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1889. Died December 16, 1904 (age about 63 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Almeron Miles and Caroline (Lawrence) Miles; married to Angeline Patterson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miles, Wendell Alverson (1916-2013) — also known as Wendell A. Miles — of Michigan. Born in Holland, Ottawa County, Mich., April 17, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Ottawa County Prosecuting Attorney, 1948-53; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, 1953-60; candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1960; circuit judge in Michigan 20th Circuit, 1970-74; defeated, 1966; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Michigan, 1974-86; took senior status 1986; Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 1989-1996. Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., July 30, 2013 (age 97 years, 104 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Miles, William — of California. U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, William E. — of DuBois, Clearfield County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, William Porcher (1822-1899) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Walterboro, Colleton District (now Colleton County), S.C., July 4, 1822. Democrat. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1855-57; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1857-60; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62; Delegate from South Carolina to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from South Carolina in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died near Burnside, Ascension Parish, La., May 11, 1899 (age 76 years, 311 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Union, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Bond (Warley) Miles (1791-1864) and James Saunders Miles (1795-1835); married, June 2, 1863, to Betty Beirne (1835-1874; granddaughter of Andrew Beirne and Hugh Elmwood Caperton (1781-1847)); second cousin of Francis James Porcher; fourth cousin of Peter Charles Gaillard, Peter Porcher Bonneau, Peter Gaillard Snowden and Franklin Gaillard; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney.
  Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miles, William R. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1892, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, William R. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, William T. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 3rd District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Miles, William W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.


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