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MINER (Soundex M560) — See also CAMINERO, GMEINER, HINER, MAINER, MANER, MENER, MERNI, MEUNIER, MEYNER, MIER, MILNER, MINCER, MINEAR, MINEER, MINER-KESSEL, MINERD, MINERT, MINERVIA, MINGER, MINIER, MINNER, MINOR, MINTER, MINZER, MISNER, MIXNER, MIZNER, MONER, NIMMER, SEMINERIO, WINER.

  MINER: See also William Meyers Colmer — Albert Augustus Fletcher — Miner B. Frazier — Miner Frink, Jr. — Nicholas Miner Goodlett — Miner Grant — Miner C. Hazen — Miner A. Helgeson — Denison Hewitt Hilliard — Miner S. Keeler — A. Miner Leete — Ora Miner Leland — Joseph J. Lewis — Eben Wever Martin — Ruth Miner-Kessel — Miner Gibbs Norton — Miner P. Rodgers — Miner P. Rogers — Miner Walden — Madison Miner Walden — A. Miner Wellman
  Miner, Ahiman Louis (1804-1886) — of Vermont. Born in Vermont, 1804. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1851-53. Died in 1886 (age about 82 years). Interment at Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Miner, Alonzo A. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Alonzo O. — Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Alton T. (born c.1866) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Madison, New Haven County, Conn., about 1866. Democrat. Grocer; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1913-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1932; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1922-30; mayor of New London, Conn., 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Archibald — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wolcott, 1826-27, 1830, 1833-34. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Asher — of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa. Postmaster at Doylestown, Pa., 1809-21. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Asher — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Luzerne County, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Barbara — of Coral Gables, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Miner, Bert C. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Accountant; member of Nebraska state house of representatives 10th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Charles (1780-1865) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Connecticut, 1780. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1825-29. Died in 1865 (age about 85 years). Interment at Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Miner, Charles A. — of Luzerne County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Luzerne County, 1875-80. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Curtis L. — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1946-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, David M. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, E. Judson — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Elbert Spencer (1885-1970) — also known as Elbert S. Miner — of Ridgeway, Harrison County, Mo.; Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo.; Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Ridgeway, Harrison County, Mo., September 11, 1885. Republican. Lumber business; automobile dealer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1935-36; defeated, 1936. Died in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., November 4, 1970 (age 85 years, 54 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Martha Asbury (Spencer) Miner (1857-1949) and William Avery Miner (1861-1921); married 1912 to Clella Bunch (1889-1958); fourth cousin once removed of William Sylvanus Allee and William Joseph Allee (1860-1937).
  Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miner, Ephraim (b. 1833) — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in 1833. Member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Miner County, S.Dak. is named partly for him.
  Miner, Francis W. — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Frank E. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 32, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Miner, Fred — of Denton, Denton County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Fred W. — of Texas. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, 1879-83. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Frederick W. (born c.1862) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1862. Republican. Grocer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, George C. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1938; Ottawa, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, George F. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, H. J. — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, H. J. See Harlan Jerome Miner
H. J. Miner Miner, Harlan Jerome (b. 1869) — also known as H. J. Miner — of Sykeston, Wells County, N.Dak.; International Falls, Koochiching County, Minn. Born in Albion, Calhoun County, Mich., 1869. Newspaper publisher; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1890; member of North Dakota state senate, 1900; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 62, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Miner, Harlan S. — of Camden County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Camden County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Harold E. — of Hammond, Lake County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Henry Clay (1842-1900) — also known as Henry C. Miner — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, March 23, 1842. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1895-97. Died February 22, 1900 (age 57 years, 336 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miner, Hiram C. — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, James A. — Justice of Utah state supreme court, 1896-1903; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, John — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, John W. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1917-19, 1927; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1940; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Jackson County 1st District, 1933; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Judson See E. Judson Miner
  Miner, Julius Howard (1896-1963) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lubon, Russia (now Lyuban, Belarus), May 25, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate); circuit judge in Illinois, 1941; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1958-63; died in office 1963. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died March 13, 1963 (age 66 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Miner, Leon F. (b. 1886) — of Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in 1886. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, LeRoy B. — of Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Canton, Connecticut, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Lewis H. — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Springfield, Ill., 1899-1901; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1916; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Marjorie — of Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Miner, Mathew, Jr. — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbury, 1830, 1832-33; member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Michael — of Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind. Republican. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Miner, Nelson (1827-1879) — of Vermillion, Clay County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in 1827. Member Dakota territorial council, 1870-73, 1877-79; died in office 1879. Died in 1879 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Miner County, S.Dak. is named partly for him.
  Miner, Nelson H. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Miner, Oliver L. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Orlin H. — of Illinois. Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1864-69. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Paul — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Miner, Phineas (1777-1839) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn., November 27, 1777. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1809, 1811, 1813-14, 1816, 1827, 1829, 1835; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1830-31; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1834-35; probate judge in Connecticut, 1838. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 15, 1839 (age 61 years, 292 days). Interment at East Cemetery, Litchfield, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miner, Ranlet — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Robert Graham (1911-1990) — also known as Robert G. Miner — of New York. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., January 16, 1911. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, 1962-67; Sierra Leone, 1967-71. Died in 1990 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Miner, Roger Jeffrey (1934-2012) — also known as Roger J. Miner — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Born in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., April 14, 1934. Columbia County District Attorney, 1968-75; Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1976-81; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York, 1981-85; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1985-97; took senior status 1997. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., February 18, 2012 (age 77 years, 310 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Miner, Ruth — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Miner, Ruth F. — of Meredith, Belknap County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Meredith, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Miner, Ruth M. — of Slingerlands, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1950, 1963. Female. Interment somewhere in Colonie, N.Y.
  Miner, Selden S. — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 35th Circuit, 1906-17. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, Stephanie Ann (b. 1970) — also known as Stephanie A. Miner — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., April 30, 1970. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000; mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 2010-17; New York Democratic state chair, 2012-14; Presidential Elector for New York, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2017.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Miner, Walter Nathan (1873-1948) — also known as Walter N. Miner — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Born in 1873. Republican. Mayor of Calais, Maine, 1917-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932. Died in 1948 (age about 75 years). Interment at Calais Cemetery, Calais, Maine.
  Miner, Wilbert — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Moundsville, W.Va., 1945-46, 1949-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, William — of Waipahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Postmaster at Waipahu, Hawaii, 1917-18 (acting, 1917). Burial location unknown.
  Miner, William E. — of Nelson County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, William H. — of Wisconsin. Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Miner, William V. — of Hermosa, Custer County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.


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