MILLER, Edward Tylor, (1895 - 1968)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

MILLER, Edward Tylor, a Representative from Maryland; born in Woodside, Montgomery County, Md., February 1, 1895; attended Sidwell Friends School, Washington, D.C.; was graduated from Yale University, New Haven, Conn., in 1916; during the First World War served in the United States Army as commanding officer of Company C, Three Hundred and Twentieth Infantry, Eightieth Division, from May 14, 1917, to August 8, 1919; studied law at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1920 and commenced practice in Easton, Md.; referee in bankruptcy 1923-1941; police and juvenile judge for Talbot County, Md., 1934-1938; served as a colonel in the Infantry, United States Army, 1942-1946, in North Africa, India, and China; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1959); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress and for election in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; vice chairman, United States Delegation to Second United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea at Geneva, Switzerland, in 1960; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate in 1962 for United States Senator; Republican national committeeman, 1960-1964; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1964; elected Talbot County delegate to State constitutional convention, 1967; died in Easton, Md., January 20, 1968; interment in Meeting House Cemetery.