John Mills (Massachusetts politician)

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John Mills
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1851–1851
14th President of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
1826–1828
Preceded byNathaniel Silsbee
Succeeded bySherman Leland
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
1823–1827
Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts
In office
1843–1844
GovernorMarcus Morton
Preceded byThomas Russell
Succeeded byThomas Russell
Personal details
BornDecember 29, 1787[1]
Sandisfield, Massachusetts[1]
DiedSeptember 8, 1861
Springfield, Massachusetts
ProfessionLawyer

John Mills (December 29, 1787 – September 8, 1861) was a Massachusetts lawyer, and politician who served as Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts, as the President of the Massachusetts Senate, and as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.

Early life[edit]

Mills, the son of Drake Mills, was born in Sandisfield, Massachusetts on December 29, 1787.[1]

Political offices
Preceded by
Nathaniel Silsbee
14th President of the Massachusetts Senate
1826 – 1828
Succeeded by
Sherman Leland
Preceded by
Thomas Russell
18th Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts
1843–1844
Succeeded by
Thomas Russell
Legal offices
Preceded by
Andrew Dunlop
6th U.S. Attorney for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
1835-1841
Succeeded by
Franklin Dexter

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c City of Springfield (1893), Sketches of the Old Inhabitants and Other Citizens of Old Springfield of the Present Century: And Its Historic Mansions of "ye Olden Tyme", Springfield, Massachusetts: Charles Wells Chapin; printed at the Press of Springfield Print. and Binding Company, p. 272.