United States Senator
Courtesy of the United States Senate:
MILLER, Jack Richard, 1916-1994
Senate Years of Service: 1961-1973
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.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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