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John Milton Niles (1787–1856)

Niles, John Milton. An American lawyer, journalist, and statesman; born in Windsor, CT, Aug. 20, 1787; died in Hartford, CT, May 31, 1856. In 1817 he founded the Hartford Times; was twice United States Senator; and in 1840 became Postmaster-General. Besides addresses and speeches he published: ‘Lives of Perry, Lawrence, Pike, and Harrison’ (1820); ‘History of the Revolution in Mexico and South America’ (1839).