Howard Shultz Miller

Howard Shultz Miller (February 27, 1879 – January 2, 1970) was an American politician. He served as a U.S. representative from Kansas.

Howard Shultz Miller
Howard S. Miller (Kansas Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded byAlbert M. Cole
Succeeded byWilliam H. Avery
Personal details
Born(1879-02-27)February 27, 1879
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 2, 1970(1970-01-02) (aged 90)
Hiawatha, Kansas
Political partyDemocratic


Born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Miller moved with his family to Morrill, Kansas in 1882. He attended the public schools of Brown County, and Sabetha (Kansas) High School. He taught school from 1894 to 1899. Miller graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law in 1900.[1] He was admitted to the bar in 1901 and began law practice in Kansas. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and worked as a lawyer from 1901 to 1952.

Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955).[2] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress and for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress. He is the only Democrat in history to represent Kansas' 1st congressional district.

Miller died on January 2, 1970, in Hiawatha, Kansas, and is interred at Morrill Cemetery, Morrill, Kansas.[3]


  1. ^ "O'CONNELL, Jerry Joseph, (1909 - 1956)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "Rep. Howard Miller". Retrieved October 14, 2012.
  3. ^ "Miller, Howard Shultz (1879-1970)". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved October 14, 2012.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by

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