John Franklin Miller (representative)

John Franklin Miller ( * June 9, 1862 in South Bend, Indiana, † May 28, 1936 in Seattle, Washington ) was an American politician.

Miller was born in 1862 on a farm in St. Joseph County, Indiana. He studied at the Law School Valparaiso University. In 1887 he completed his studies and was admitted in the same year in the legal profession. 1888 Miller moved to Seattle and began practicing there. 1890 to 1894 he was a prosecutor in King County; 1908 to 1910 he held the office of mayor of Seattle.

Miller was elected as a Republican to Congress and represented there in the U.S. House of Representatives Washington state on 4 March 1917 to 3 March 1931. During this time he was a member of the congressional delegation, the 1919 American troops in France and Germany visited. After his career as Congressman Miller was again active in his former profession.

Miller's uncle John Franklin Miller was also a politician. He sat from 1881 to 1886 for California in the U.S. Senate.