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Daniel F. Miller
Daniel F. Miller was born near Frostburg, Maryland on October 4, 1814. "For forty years Mr. Miller was a member of the Territorial Legislature [of Iowa]. He has followed the profession of law since 1835, and is now a resident of Keokuk, Iowa. His poems have appeared extensively in the periodical press."
[Thomas W. Herringshaw (ed.), Poets and Poetry of Iowa 177 (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1894)]["In 1849-51 he was a representative from Iowa to the thirty-fifth congress. Since 1835, he has practiced law in Keokuk, Ia. He is the author of numerous poems." Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography 177 (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1914)(vol. 4)][See also, Edward Holcomb Stiles, Recollections and Sketches of Notable Lawyers and Public Men of Early Iowa (Des Moines, Iowa: Homestead Publishing, 1916)]
Daniel F. Miller, Rhetoric as an Art of Persuasion. From the Standpoint of a Lawyer (Des Moines, Iowa: Mills & Company, 1880) [online text]