Seth L. Milliken

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Seth Llewellyn Milliken

Death: 1897 (65-66)
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Son of William Milliken and Lucy P. Perrigo

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About Seth L. Milliken

Seth Llewellyn Milliken (December 12, 1831 - April 18, 1897) was a U.S. Representative from Maine.

Early life

Born in Montville, Maine, Milliken attended the common schools and Waterville College (now Colby College) before graduating from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1856.

Family life

Milliken had two children, a daughter Maud Milliken and a son Seth M. Milliken.


Milliken served as member of the Maine House of Representatives in 1857 and 1858. Milliken moved to Belfast, Maine. He served as clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court 1859-1871. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1871, but did not practice. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1876 and 1884.

Milliken was elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1883, until his death in Washington, D.C., April 18, 1897. He served as chairman of the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Fifty-first and Fifty-fourth Congresses). He was interred in Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Maine.

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