Miller was Superintendent of schools in Council Grove, Kansas, for two terms, and while holding this position studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Council Grove, Kansas. Miller was elected prosecuting attorney of Morris County, Kansas, in 1880 and again in 1884 and 1886. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1894 and 1895.
Miller was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1911). He served as chairman of the Committee on Claims (Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses), Committee on Elections No. 2 (Sixty-first Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1910.
Miller resumed the practice of law in Council Grove, Kansas, and died there January 20, 1926. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "James Monroe Miller (id: M000733)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd congressional district
March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1911
Fred S. Jackson