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Lawyer

Edward Kirkpatrick Mills, American lawyer. Decorated Air Medal. member of the board aldermen, Morristown, New Jersey, 1936-1939, mayor, 1949-1950; Served as pilot anti-submarine patrol Civil Air Patrol, flight instructor Air Corps Reserve, 1942-1943; Member Morris Company, Federal, American bar associations, American Legion, New Jersey Hist.Soc., Washington Association of New Jersey, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Mills, Edward Kirkpatrick was born on March 19, 1906 in in Morristown, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edward Kirkpatrick and Laura (Slade) Mills.

Education

Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1931.

Career

Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1931. Associate Pitney, Hardin & Skinner, Newark, 1931-1938. Secretary bondholders protective coms. for financial reorganization Central of Georgia Railway, Northern Ohio R.R., 1933-1938.

Chief opinion section general counsel’s office Civil Aero. Board, Washington, 1939-1940. Partner Mills, Jeffers & Mountain, Morristown, New Jersey, 1940-1956.

Member board, president Morristown Airport Corporation, 1946-1949. Director Morristown Trust Company, 1938-1956. Vice-president, director Boniface Printing Company (now L. P. Thebault Company), Morristown, 1954-1956.

Deputy administrator General Services Administration, Washington, 1956-1960, also acting commissioner transportation and utilities service, 1957, acting commissioner of public buildings service, 1959. Member Federal Trade Commission, 1960-1961. Secretariat Joint Chiefs of Staff coms., Army-Navy Air Transport and Atlantic Communications.

Membership

Member of the board aldermen, Morristown, New Jersey, 1936-1939, mayor, 1949-1950. Served as pilot anti-submarine patrol Civil Air Patrol, flight instructor Air Corps Reserve, 1942-1943. Member Morris Company, Federal, American bar associations, American Legion, New Jersey Hist.Soc., Washington Association of New Jersey, Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington), Princeton (New York City).

Connections

Married Shirley R. Burks, September 23, 1944. Children: Shirley Neel, Katina Slade.

father:
Edward Kirkpatrick Mills

mother:
Laura (Slade) Mills

spouse:
Shirley R. Burks

children:
Shirley Neel Mills

Katina Slade Mills