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United States representative , politician , member of the California State Assembly

George Paul Miller, American congressman. 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.

Background

Miller, George Paul was born on January 15, 1891 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Anson) Miller.

Education

Born in San Francisco, California, Miller attended public and private schools. He was graduated from Saint Mary's College of California in 1912.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Esther M. Perkins, May 21, 1927. 1 child, Ann (Mistress Donald Muir).

father:
Joseph Miller

mother:
Margaret (Anson) Miller

spouse:
Esther M. Perkins

child:
Ann Miller (Mistress Donald Muir)