Stephen Decatur Miller

Stephen Decatur Miller (HMFR8)

Location: Lancaster, SC 29720 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 51.909', W 80° 48.318'

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Governor of South Carolina from 1828 until 1830, Miller was born near here May 8, 1787, the son of Charles and Margaret White Miller. He served in the US House of Representatives (1822-1828), and US Senate (1831-1833). He died March 8, 1838 in Raymond, Mississippi and is buried there.

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After his graduation from South Carolina College in 1808 and his admission to the bar in 1811, Miller practiced law for many years. He was one of South Carolina's foremost leaders of the states' rights movement, which culminated in the ordinance of nullification, 1832. A Diary From Dixie is based upon diaries kept by his daughter, Mary Boykin Chesnut.
HM NumberHMFR8
Marker Number29-18
Year Placed1989
Placed ByLancaster County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 517795 N 3858106
Decimal Degrees34.86515000, -80.80530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.909', W 80° 48.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 54.54" N, 80° 48' 19.08" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 W Rebound Rd, Lancaster SC 29720, US
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