Charles Miner

American politician

Charles Miner (February 1, 1780October 26, 1865) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


  • When I see a merchant over-polite to his customers, begging them to taste a little brandy and throwing half his goods on the counter,—thinks I, that man has an axe to grind.
    • "Who ’ll turn Grindstones" from Essays from the Desk of Poor Robert the Scribe, Doylestown, Pa., (1815); first published in the Wilkesbarre Gleaner (1811).

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