MILFORD, Dale, (1926 - 1997)


MILFORD, Dale, a Representative from Texas; born in Bug Tussle, Fannin County, Tex., February 18, 1926; attended the public schools; Baylor University, Waco, Tex., 1953-1957; served in the United States Army, 1944-1953, and attained the rank of captain; professional meteorologist; owned and operated a commercial flight service; consultant in aviation and meteorology prior to coming to Congress; delegate, Texas State Democratic convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third, Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; was a resident of Howe, Tex. until his death there on December 26, 1997; interment in Dial Cemetery, Honey Grove, Tex.