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Eugene Miller

Eugene Miller
Full Name: Eugene Miller
Birth date: January 25, 1899
Death date: July 8, 1948

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 41st (1) (3) & 40th (4) (6) Legislatures
    1/11/1927 - 1/13/1931
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 4/22/1929.
  • Senate, 39th (2) (5) Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
  • House, 37th Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
(1) "Fifteen State Senators Must Seek Re-Election in Summer", 1/3/1930, p. 2. Big Spring Daily Herald .
(2) 39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(3) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 40th Legislature - 1/11/1927, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators" and "Roll Call of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(5) 39th Legislature - 1/13/1925, p. 1, shows all 31 Senators were elected on 11/4/1924. Senate Journal .
(6) 40th Legislature - 1/11/1927, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Eugene Miller, lawyer, democrat, born in New York about 1899. Card File .
  • Eugene Miller, birth date 1/25/1899 in New York, death date 7/8/1948 in Parker County, biographical sketch, interment in Bethesda Cemetery, Garner, Parker County. Find a Grave .
  • Biography, 1/28/1929, p. 7. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Mentioned as a leading opponent of anti-evolution bills in the 1920's, p. 58 (HB 97, 38th Legislature, R.S.; HB 378, 39th Legislature, R.S.; HB 90, 41st Legislature, R.S.). Ledbetter, Patsy. "Defense of the Faith: J. Frank Norris and Texas Fundamentalism, 1920-1929," Arizona and the West, Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring, 1973, pp. 45-62. JSTOR .
  • "Police Convinced Candidate Not Killed by 'Left Wingers,'" 7/9/1948, p. 4. Laredo Times .
  • Account of Miller's experience as an orphan train rider. Miller was murdered at the home of his adoptive sisters in 1948. Orphan Train Collection 2004.
  • "Seven University of Texas Students are Members of Legislature; One is Senator," 1/12/1925, p. 11. San Antonio Express .
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