MILLSON, John Singleton, (1808 - 1874)


MILLSON, John Singleton, a Representative from Virginia; born in Norfolk, Va., October 1, 1808; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in Norfolk; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1861); chairman, Committee on Revolutionary Pensions (Thirty-second Congress); resumed the practice of law; died in Norfolk, Va., March 1, 1874; interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery.