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John J. Miller


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CA Blue Book (1971)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-17 42718 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-13 46738 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-13 56473 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 28, 1932 in Savanna, Georgia
Married: Joyce McNair
Children: Duncan, Heather and Robin
Died: February 16, 1985 in Berkeley, CA

Previous: Member, Berkeley Housing Advisory and Appeals Board
Previous: Member, Berkeley Board of Education
1970: Minority Leader, California State Assembly
1974-1978: Member, California Judicial Council
1978-1984: Justice, First District Court of Appeal

  • HISTORIC: Miller was the first African-American to hold a party leadership position in the California Legislature.

Source: California Blue Book (1967), (1971)
Source: "The Judicial Council of California: Membership" by the Judicial Council of California (accessed 5/30/2012)