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William McMillan (congressman)

William McMillan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Northwest Territory's at-large district
In office
November 24, 1800 – March 3, 1801
Preceded by William Henry Harrison
Succeeded by Paul Fearing
Personal details
Born (1764-03-02)March 2, 1764
Washington County, Virginia
Died May 1804 (aged 40)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Alma mater College of William & Mary

William McMillan (March 2, 1764 – May, 1804) was a Delegate to the United States Congress from the Northwest Territory.

He was born near Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia. He graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. He studied law and then moved to Fort Washington (now Cincinnati, Ohio) in 1787. He was admitted to the bar in 1788 and commenced practice in Cincinnati. He became the first justice of the Court of General Quarter Sessions in 1790.

McMillan served with Captain Robert Benham as Hamilton County Commissioners before both were elected to the Territorial House of Representatives in 1799 and 1800. He was elected to the Sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William H. Harrison and served from November 24, 1800, to

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