Clarence E. Miller

Clarence Ellsworth Miller Jr. ( born November 1, 1917 in Lancaster, Ohio; † August 2, 2011 ) was an American politician. Between 1967 and 1993 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Clarence Miller attended the public schools of his home and worked as an electrician. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In the years 1957 and 1961 he was elected to the City Council of Lancaster. From 1963 to 1965 he was mayor of that city. During this time he was a member of the National Association of Cities ( National League of Cities ) and the corresponding committee at the state level. He was also a board member of the Mayors Association of Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1966, Miller was the tenth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrat Walter H. Moeller on January 3, 1967. After twelve re- election he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1993 a total of 13 legislative periods. In this time were, among others, the Vietnam War, the end of the civil rights movement and in 1974, the Watergate affair. 1992 Miller lost in the primaries of his party against Bob McEwen, falling short of the nomination for re- re-election. He died on August 2, 2011 in Lancaster, where he was also buried. With his late wife Helen Brown in 1987 he had two children.