Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Miller, William Jennings

Miller, William Jennings, a Representative from Connecticut; born in North Andover, Essex County, Mass., March 12, 1899; attended the public schools; was graduated from Cannon’s Commercial College, Lawrence, Mass., in 1917; during the First World War enlisted August 5, 1917, as a private in the United States Army and served in the Air Service in the Eightieth and One Thousand One Hundred and Fourth Aero Squadrons; later commissioned a second lieutenant; injured in an airplane crash in France in 1918, resulting in the loss of both legs; discharged April 26, 1919; patient in United States veterans’ hospitals 1919-1931; moved to Wethersfield, Conn., in 1926; engaged in the insurance business since 1931; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; elected to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1945); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress; elected in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; resumed the general insurance business; is a resident of Wethersfield, Conn.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Miller, William Jennings," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1567 Original Sources, accessed September 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CZ5R8J1MVPNYR8L.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Miller, William Jennings." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1567, Original Sources. 26 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CZ5R8J1MVPNYR8L.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Miller, William Jennings' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1567. Original Sources, retrieved 26 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CZ5R8J1MVPNYR8L.