Miller, Sol (Solomon), 1831-1897

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Solomon Miller was usually referred to as Sol Miller. Mr. Miller was born in Lafayette, Ind in 1831. He learned the printing trade in Germantown, Ohio in 1848. At 21 he was editor of the paper where he had been working. Solomon came to Kan in 1857 and later established the White Cloud Kansas Chief (published in White Cloud, Doniphan County) which later changed to the Weekly Kansas Chief, and was published in Troy (Doniphan County). He became the editor, publisher, and proprietor. It was the oldest continuous paper having the same publisher in Kan. Solomon became a State Legislator in both the House of Representatives and Senate. Mr. Miller was considered to be open, honest, above board, and a good Legislator. He died in 1897.

From the description of Solomon Miller papers, 1798-1897. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 51645059

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associatedWith Halderman, John Acoming, 1838-1908. person
associatedWith Horton, Albert H. (Albert Howell), 1837-1902. person
associatedWith Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives. corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas. Legislature. Senate. corporateBody
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Kansas
Kansas--White Cloud
Kansas--Troy
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Newspaper publishing
Newspaper editors
Newspaper employees
Publishers and Publishing
American newspapers
American letters--History--19th century
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Birth 1831

Death 1897-04-17

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