MILLER, Edward Edwin, (1880 - 1946)


MILLER, Edward Edwin, a Representative from Illinois; born in Creston, Union County, Iowa, July 22, 1880; attended the common schools; moved to East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., in 1892; engaged in the real estate and insurance business in 1900; served as private secretary to Congressman William A. Rodenberg; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1912; State treasurer of Illinois 1921-1923; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1924; engaged in the real estate and insurance business until 1942; director of transportation, American Red Cross, at St. Louis, Mo., from 1942 until his death; died at St. Louis, Mo., August 1, 1946; interment in St. Clair Memorial Park Cemetery, East St. Louis, Ill.