George Paul Miller Edit Profile
Born in San Francisco, California, Miller attended public and private schools. He was graduated from Saint Mary's College of California in 1912.
He engaged as a civil engineer 1912-1917. During the First World War he served as a lieutenant in the Thirty-sixth and Three Hundred and Forty-sixth Field Artillery 1917-1919. He resumed activities as a civil engineer.
He was also co-owner of a travel agency in San Francisco. He was executive secretary to the California Division of Fish and Game 1942-1944. Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1973).
He served as chairman of the Committee on Science and Astronautics (Eighty-seventh through Ninety-second Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress, defeated in the Democratic primary by Pete Stark. He was a resident of Alameda, California, until his death there on December 29, 1982.
He was interred in San Francisco National Cemetery, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Member National History Publications Commission Lieutenant F.S., United States Army, 1917. Member American Legion (past 1st vice Commander Department of California 1924), Lions, Eagles, Elks.
Married Esther M. Perkins, May 21, 1927. 1 child, Ann (Mistress Donald Muir).