MILLER, George Paul

MILLER, George Paul
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1891–1982

Biography

MILLER, George Paul, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., January 15, 1891; attended public and private schools; was graduated from St. Mary's (Calif.) College in 1912; engaged as a civil engineer 1912-1917; during the First World War served as a lieutenant in the Thirty-sixth and Three Hundred and Forty-sixth Field Artillery 1917-1919; member of the staff, United States Veterans' Bureau, 1921-1925; resumed activities as a civil engineer; also co-owner of a travel agency in San Francisco; member of the California State assembly 1937-1941; was executive secretary to the California Division of Fish and Game 1942-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1973); chairman, Committee on Science and Astronautics (Eighty-seventh through Ninety-second Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; was a resident of Alameda, Calif., until his death there on December 29, 1982; interment in San Francisco National Cemetery, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

John F. Kennedy Library

Boston, MA
Oral History: 11 pages.

Lyndon B. Johnson Library

Austin, TX
Oral History: April 22, 1974. 44 pages.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the G.E. Mueller papers, ca. 1876-1997, 130.6 linear feet. Persons represented include George Paul Miller.

University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the California Federation for Civic Unity records, ca. 1945-1956, 7.8 linear feet. Persons represented include George Paul Miller.
Papers: In the Lyle Edwards Cook papers, 1938-1956, 0.4 linear foot. Persons represented include George P. Miller.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Miller, George, ed. Giving Children A Chance: The Case for More Effective National Policies. Washington: Center For National Policy Press, 1989.

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