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Marjorie Cavins Leeper Miller Edit Profile

also known as Midge Miller

educator , State legislator

Marjorie Cavins Leeper Miller, American educator, former state legislator. Member of National Women's Political Caucus (national advisory committee).


Miller, Marjorie Cavins Leeper was born on June 8, 1922 in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Lorimer V. and Neva (Adams) Cavins.


Student, Spokane Junior College, 1939—1940. Student, Morris Harvey College, 1940—1941. Bachelor, University Michigan, 1944.

Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1962.


Teen-age program director Ann Arbor Young Women’s Christian Association, 1944—1945. Married women's program director New Haven Young Women’s Christian Association, 1945—1946. Teaching assistant University Wisconsin, Madison, 1957—1960, assistant dean letters and science, 1960—1966, coordinator University religious activities, 1966—1968.

Member Wisconsin State Assembly, 1970—1984, chairman commerce and consumer affairs, 1977—1982, state affairs committee, 1975—1976, higher and vocational education, family and economic assistance, 1983—1984, co-chairman law revision committee, 1979—1984. Vice chairman Dane County Democratic Committee, 1967—1968. Member Democratic National Committee, 1975—1984.

Member national advisory board Interchange Resource Center. Founder National Council Alternative Work Patterns. Founder, chairman The Madison Institute.


Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.


The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.


Member of National Women's Political Caucus (national advisory committee).


Married Harry Dean Leeper, November 5, 1944 (deceased 1954). Children: Steven Lloyd, David Dean, Linda Jean, Kenneth Chandran. Married Edward Ernst Miller, May 12, 1963 (deceased 1995).

Stepchildren: Mark, Sterling, Jeffrey, Nancy, Randy.

Lorimer V. Cavins

Neva (Adams) Cavins

Edward Ernst Miller

Harry Dean Leeper

Nancy Miller

Steven Lloyd Miller

David Dean Miller

Mark Miller

Jeffrey Miller

Randy Miller

Kenneth Chandran Miller

Linda Jean Miller

Sterling Miller