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DURHAM, Milton Jamison, lawyer, born in Mercer County, Kentucky, 16 May 1824. He was graduated at Asbury University in 1844, after which he studied law with Joshua F. Bell and was graduated at the Louisville Law School in 1850. For several years he followed his profession with great success, and in 1861'2 was one of the circuit judges of Kentucky. He then returned to his law practice in Danville, which he continued till 1873, when he was elected as a Democrat to congress, serving from 1 December 1873, till 3 March 1879. Mr. Durham resumed his profession, but in March 1885, was appointed first comptroller of the national treasury, an office which he now holds.
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