Colonel Roger Q. Mills
(1832 - 1911)
Born in Kentucky. Came to Texas 1849. Civic and Political leader represented Navarro County in Legislature 1859-60.
Joined in call for state secession convention 1861.
Joined 3rd Texas Cavalry. Later a colonel in 10th Texas Infantry. Wounded in Tennessee and Georgia battles.
A leader in 1871 Democratic Convention held in Corsicana which started move to end reconstruction in Texas.
Member United States Congress 1873-92. Author Mills Tariff Bill in U.S. Senate 1892-99.
See Also: Historical Marker for Roger Q. Mills Home