Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Millard, Joseph Hopkins

Millard, Joseph Hopkins, a Senator from Nebraska; born in Hamilton, Province of Ontario, Canada, April 20, 1836, while his parents, natives of the United States, were temporarily residing in that country; moved to Iowa with his parents, who settled near Sabula, Jackson County; attended the district school; clerked in a store; moved to Omaha, Nebr., in 1856 and engaged in the land business; moved to Montana in 1864 and, through the assistance of an Iowa capitalist, opened a bank in Virginia City; returned to Omaha in 1866 and became a director of the Omaha National Bank; served as its president and cashier 1867-1919; one of the incorporators of the Omaha & Northwestern Railroad in 1869; elected treasurer of the State school for the deaf and dumb in 1869; mayor of Omaha in 1871; for fifteen years a director of the Union Pacific Railroad Co., six years of which he served in the capacity of a Government director; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1901, to March 3, 1907; was not a candidate for reelection in 1906; resumed banking in Omaha, Nebr., and died there January 13, 1922; interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Millard, Joseph Hopkins," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1562 Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L9ISDA9XLAB6CNM.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Millard, Joseph Hopkins." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1562, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L9ISDA9XLAB6CNM.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Millard, Joseph Hopkins' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1562. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L9ISDA9XLAB6CNM.