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  Miller, William Edward "Bill"
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1964-10-10  
 
NameWilliam Edward "Bill" Miller
Address
Lockport, New York , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born March 22, 1914
DiedJune 24, 1983 (69 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 17, 2014 10:54pm
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InfoMILLER, William Edward, a Representative from New York; born in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., March 22, 1914; attended the parochial schools and Lockport High School; was graduated from Notre Dame University, South Bend, Ind., in 1935, and from Albany Law School of Union University in 1938; was admitted to the bar in 1938 and commenced the practice of law in Lockport, N.Y.; appointed United States Commissioner for the Western District of New York in January 1940, and served until entering the United States Army July 1, 1942; assigned to the Military Intelligence Branch; in May 1945 was commissioned a first lieutenant and assigned to the War Criminals Branch at Washington, D.C., until August 1945; assistant prosecutor of Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg, Germany, in 1945 and 1946; was discharged in March 1946; appointed assistant district attorney of Niagara County in March 1946; appointed district attorney on January 1, 1948, and elected district attorney in November 1948; chairman of National Republican Congressional Committee in 1960 and Republican National Committee in 1961; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for reelection in the Eighty-ninth Congress but was an unsuccessful Republican candidate in 1964 to be Vice President of the United States; resumed the practice of law; resided in Lockport, N.Y. until his death in Buffalo, N.Y. on June 24, 1983; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.



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DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Stephanie Wagner Miller 00, 1943-Jun 24, 1983
Son William E. Miller, Jr. 1959-
Daughter Stephanie Miller 1961-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/03/1964 US Vice President Lost 9.67% (-80.67%)
  07/16/1964 US Vice President - R Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1962 NY District 40 Won 52.04% (+4.08%)
  09/06/1962 NY District 40 - R Primary Won 76.49% (+52.98%)
  06/02/1961 RNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1960 NY District 40 Won 53.62% (+10.11%)
  11/04/1958 NY District 40 Won 60.79% (+23.85%)
  11/06/1956 NY District 40 Won 64.34% (+28.68%)
  11/02/1954 NY District 40 Won 60.92% (+23.78%)
  11/04/1952 NY District 40 Won 59.64% (+19.47%)
  11/07/1950 NY District 42 Won 58.57% (+17.15%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - R Primaries - Jun 11, 1968 R Nelson A. Rockefeller
US President - R Primaries - Jun 11, 1968 R Nelson A. Rockefeller