Alex McMillan

John Alexander "Alex" McMillan III ( born May 9, 1932 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is an American politician. Between 1985 and 1995 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Alex McMillan visited until 1950, the Woodberry Forest School in Orange ( Virginia). Then he studied until 1954 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the subject of history. From 1954 to 1956 he worked in the intelligence service of the United States Army. He then continued his studies until 1958 with a business degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville on. He then embarked on a business career. From 1970 to 1976 he was CFO of the company Ruddick Corp.. ; then he headed from 1977 to 1983, the supermarket chain Harris Teeter. He also appeared in the years 1978 to 1983 Chairman of the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Broadcasting Authority.

Politically, McMillan joined the Republican Party. From 1972 to 1974 he was a member of the county council in Mecklenburg County. He then headed to 1977 in this circuit the Committee on Social Services. In the congressional elections of 1984 he was in the ninth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of James G. Martin on January 3, 1985. After four elections he could pass in Congress until January 3, 1995 five legislative sessions.

In 1994, Alex McMillan gave up another candidacy. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he served for three years from 2003 to 2006 a faculty member at The Citadel military school in Charleston (South Carolina).