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Clement Woodnutt MILLER

(1916-1962)

MILLER, Clement Woodnutt, (nephew of Thomas W. Miller), a Representative from California; born in Wilmington, Del., October 28, 1916; graduated from Lawrenceville (N.J.) School, from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1940, and from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1946; enlisted in the United States Army in 1940; served as a private in the Two Hundred and Fifty-eighth Field Artillery Regiment and was discharged in 1945 as a captain in the One Hundred and Fourth Infantry Division, with service in Holland and Germany; veterans service officer in Nevada in 1946 and 1947; employment service, State of Nevada, in 1947; field examiner and hearing officer of the National Labor Relations Board for Northern California 1948-1953; became landscape consultant in 1954; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and Eighty-seventh Congresses and served from January 3, 1959, until his death in an airplane accident near Eureka, Calif., October 7, 1962; elected posthumously to the Eighty-eighth Congress; interment in Point Reyes National Seashore Park, north of San Francisco, Calif.

Bibliography

Miller, Clem. Member of the House: Letters of a Congressman. Edited with additional text by John W. Baker. New York: Scribner, 1962.

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

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