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William E. Miller

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William Edward Miller (March 22, 1914June 24, 1983), was an American politician. He was the Republican Party nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 1964 election.

Miller was born in Lockport, New York. He attended the University of Notre Dame and Albany Law School. He served in the United States Army during World War II, and later helped prosecute German war criminals at the Nuremberg trials. Miller was appointed district attorney of Niagara County, New York in 1948, by Governor Thomas E. Dewey. Miller served in the United States House of Representatives from 1951 to 1965 and was chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1961 to 1964. He also appeared in one of the first "Do you know me?" commercials for American Express.

His daughter Stephanie Miller is currently a left-leaning radio talk show host.


Preceded by:
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Republican Party Vice Presidential candidate
1964 (lost)
Succeeded by:
Spiro Agnew
Preceded by:
Thruston B. Morton
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
19611964
Succeeded by:
Dean Burch

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