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John Miller portrait
John Miller portrait
TitleJohn Miller portrait
Date of Original1890-3-17
DescriptionJohn Miller sits posed for a formal portrait. He wears a dark suit and tie.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Suits (Clothing)
Portrait photographs
Personal NameMiller, John, 1843-1908
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1889-1890 : Miller)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Item Number00079-0004
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"John Miller Gov. N.D. Bismarck March 17/90"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Col-79-4"--Written on sticker on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryJohn Miller was a bonanza farmer in the Red River Valley before being persuaded to run for the position of North Dakota's first governor. He served one term from 1889-1891 before returning to the farming and milling business. He was a partner in the Chaffee-Miller Milling Company.
External Resource
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionF. J. Froeschle Photograph Collection 00079
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00079-0004)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital ID00079-0004
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