Jack Richard Miller – Brigadier General, United States Air Force

United States Senator

Courtesy of the United States Senate:

MILLER, Jack Richard, 1916-1994
Senate Years of Service: 1961-1973
Party: Republican


MILLER, Jack Richard, a Senator from Iowa; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 6, 1916; moved to Sioux City, Iowa, with his parents in 1932; graduated from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebr., in 1938; received a graduate degree from Catholic University, Washington, D.C., in 1939, and a law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1946; postgraduate studies at State University of Iowa College of Law in 1946; during the Second World War served with the United States Army Air Corps 1942-1946, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel; service included Air Force Headquarters, Washington, D.C., faculty of the United States Army Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kans., and China-Burma-India Theater of Operations; brigadier general, Air Force Reserve; admitted to the Iowa and Nebraska bars in 1946; attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., 1947-1948; assistant professor of law, University of Notre Dame College of Law 1948-1949; practiced law in Sioux City, Iowa, 1949-1960; member, State house of  representatives 1955-1956; member, State senate 1957-1960; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1960; reelected in 1966, and served from January 3, 1961, to January 3, 1973; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972; judge of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals 1973-1982; was a resident of Temple Terrace, Fla., until his death, August 29, 1994; interment in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.



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