Mills, Roger Quarles

Mills, Roger Quarles

(1832–1911) U.S. representative, senator; born in Todd County, Ky. A Confederate Army Colonel, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives (Dem., Texas; 1873–92), chairing the Committee on Ways and Means. He left to fill a vacancy in the Senate (1892–99), retiring to Corsicana, Texas.
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