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John Lanneau McMILLAN

(1898-1979)

McMILLAN, John Lanneau, a Representative from South Carolina; born on a farm near Mullins, Marion County, S.C., April 12, 1898; educated Mullins High School, University of North Carolina, and South Carolina, also University of South Carolina Law School and National Law School, Washington, D.C.; selected to represent United States Congress at the Interparliamentary Union in London in 1960, and in Tokyo in 1961; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1973); chairman, Committee on District of Columbia (Seventy-ninth, Eighty-first, Eighty-second and Eighty-fourth through Ninety-second Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; resided in Florence, S.C., where he died September 3, 1979; interment in the McMillan family cemetery, Mullins, S.C.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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