Born near Charlotte, North Carolina, Miller moved to Gibson County, Indiana, with his parents who settled in Patoka in 1813. He received a limited schooling. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1835-1839 and in 1846. He served in the State senate 1841-1844 and 1847-1850. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1850.
Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857). He resumed agricultural pursuits. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1860. He died near Patoka, Indiana, March 21, 1872. He was interred in Robb Cemetery.
- United States Congress. “Smith Miller (id: M000754)”. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana’s 1st congressional district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857
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