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Helen Louise Miller

Helen Louise Miller, American city commissioner. Recipient Citizen of Year award Zeta Phi Beta; named Outstanding Citizen, Community Action Agency, Miami; Outstanding Black Woman, Miami-Dade Public Library; Recognition award as black female mayor Booker T. Foundation, 1983.

Background

  • Miller, Helen Louise was born on April 23, 1925 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of James E. and Frances Morse.

  • Education

    • Commissioner, City of Opa-Locka (Florida), 1980-1982, 84–, mayor, 1982-1984.

    Career

    • Board directors Dade League Cities, 1982.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

    Membership

    Member Community Development Corporation, Opa-Locka, since 1982. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Women in Municipal Government, National Conference Black Mayors, National Organization Black Law Enforcement Executives, North Dade Citizens Council, Black Elected Officials of Dade County, Committee 100 Women of Dade County, Committee 100 Women of Florida Memorial College Democrat. Club: Civic (past president) (Opa-Locka).

    Connections

    • Married Walker Miller (divorced 1973). Children– Regina Miller, Cotez Rivers, Gail Miller, Alvin, Alvina, Walker (deceased), Dwight (deceased).
    • father: James E.
    • mother: Frances Morse
    • spouse: Walker Miller
    • children: Regina Miller
    • Cotez Rivers Miller
    • Gail Miller
    • Alvin Miller
    • Alvina Miller
    • Walker Miller (deceased)
    • Dwight Miller (deceased)
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