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Daniel W. Mills
Daniel W. Mills
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899
Preceded by Charles W. Woodman
Succeeded by Thomas Cusack
Chicago Alderman from the 12th Ward
In office
Personal details
Born (1838-02-25)February 25, 1838
Waynesville, Ohio
Died December 16, 1904(1904-12-16) (aged 66)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican

Daniel Webster Mills (February 25, 1838 – December 16, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born near Waynesville, Ohio, Mills attended the common schools of Rayesville and the Waynesville High School. He moved to Corwin, Ohio, in 1859 and engaged in the mercantile, grain-shipping, and pork-packing businesses. During the Civil War served in the Union Army as captain of Company D, One Hundred and Eightieth Regiment, Ohio Volunteers, until the close of the war. He moved to Chicago, Illinois. He engaged in lake shipping 1866–1869, and later in the real estate business. He served as warden of the Cook County Hospital 1877–1881. He served as an aldermen on the Chicago city council from 1889 to 1893.

Daniel W. Mills (Illinois Congressman)
From 1912's Memorials of Deceased Companions of the Commandery of the State of Illinois, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States

Mills was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1898 to the Fifty-sixth Congress. He resumed the real estate business. He died in Chicago, Illinois, on December 16, 1904. He was interred in Graceland Cemetery.

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