Born in Wintonbury, Connecticut, Miller completed preparatory studies. He served as member of the Board of Aldermen of New York City in 1845.
Miller was elected as an American Party candidate to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1846 to the Thirtieth Congress. He died in New York City November 9, 1854. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.
William Starr Miller II, his nephew, born two years after his death, was named in his honor.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
- United States Congress. "William S. Miller (id: M000765)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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