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Encyclopedia > Nathan L. Miller

Nathan Lewis Miller (October 10, 1868 - June 26, 1953) was a Governor of New York. October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... This is a list of the Governors of New York. ...


Miller was born in Cortland, New York in 1868. He was a Justice of the New York Supreme Court between 1903 and 1913. He was the Governor of New York between 1921 and 1923. He was a member of the United States Republican Party. Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 18,740. ... New York County Supreme Court building at 60 Centre Street, from across Foley Square The Supreme Court of the State of New York is one of several New York State trial courts in which cases originate. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...


He started his career in corporate law and his rise in politics was strongly helped by his relationship with Andrew Carnegie and the United States Steel Corporation. Miller helped to effect the mergers that created this early mega-corporation. The merger helped Carnegie get out of the steel business and make him the richest man in the world at the time. Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American businessman and major philanthropist and the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company which later became U. S. Steel. ... The United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States and Central Europe. ...


Miller was a fairly conservative politician. He was against women's rights, telling the League of Women Voters in 1921 as Governor of New York that they were "dangerous." He even told their convention they were “a menace to American institutions.” He was defeated in a bid for re-election by his predecessor Al Smith, whom he had unseated in 1920. Miller would later serve as a director of U.S. Steel. He, like his old adversary Smith was active in the American Liberty League, a bipartisan anti-New Deal group founded by wealthy conservatives. While still the leading partner at his law firm in 1938, Carnegie's Pittsburgh Steamship Company named a ship "Governor Miller" in his honor. The League of Women Voters is a United States non-partisan political organization founded in 1920 by Carrie Chapman Catt during a meeting of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. ... Al Smith waves to crowds, 1928 Alfred Emanuel Al Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was Governor of New York, a leading Catholic, and Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928. ... The United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States and Central Europe. ... The American Liberty League was a U.S. organization formed in 1934 by conservative Democrats such as Al Smith (the 1928 Democratic nominee), Jouett Shouse (former high party official and U.S. Representative), and John Jacob Raskob (former Democratic national chairman and the foremost opponent of prohibition), Dean Acheson (future... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: New Deal The New Deal is the name given to the series of programs used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt with the goal of stabilizing, reforming and stimulating the United States economy in the Great Depression. ...

Preceded by:
Alfred E. Smith
Governor of New York
1921–1923
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Alfred E. Smith
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