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Arthur Lewis MILLER

(1892-1967)

MILLER, Arthur Lewis, a Representative from Nebraska; born on a farm near Plainview, Pierce County, Nebr., May 24, 1892; attended the public schools; was graduated from the high school at Plainview, Nebr., in 1911 and from Loyola Medical School, Chicago, Ill., in 1918; taught in a rural school at Plainview, Nebr., 1911-1913; member of the United States Medical Reserve Corps 1917-1919; practiced medicine and surgery in Kimball, Nebr., 1919-1942 and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; mayor of Kimball in 1933 and 1934; member of the Nebraska legislature 1937-1941; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 1940; State health director in 1941 and 1942; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1959); chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (Eighty-third Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; director, Office of Saline Water, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., from February 1959 to January 1961; died in Chevy Chase, Md., March 16, 1967; interment in Parklawn Cemetery, Rockville, Md.

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

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