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William H. H. Miller

William Henry Harrison Miller was an American lawyer and Attorney General of the United States. Born in Augusta, New York, Miller graduated from Hamilton College in 1861. He studied law in the office of Chief Justice Morrison Waite, and was admitted to the bar in Peru, Indiana in 1865. Miller practiced in that city for a short time, and was also the county school examiner. For many years, he was an advisor to General Benjamin Harrison. In 1889, President Harrison made Miller Attorney General. He was Attorney General until 1893. Miller died in 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is buried in ...

United States Attorney General
                                               

United States Attorney General

The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government.The Attorney General is considered to be the chief lawyer of the U.S. government. The Attorney General is a member of the Presidents Cabinet, but is the only cabinet department head who is not given the title Secretary.

United States Deputy Attorney General
                                               

United States Deputy Attorney General

The United States Deputy Attorney General is the second highest ranking official in the United States Department of Justice. The Deputy Attorney General manages the day-to-day activities of the Department of Justice. It may act as Attorney General during the absence of the Attorney General. President of the United States appoints the Deputy Attorney General with the advice and consent of the United States Senate. The Office of the Deputy Attorney General was created in 1950.