Born: March 7, 1868 in Industry, Illinois
Died: December 19, 1943 in Pasadena, CA
Previous: Founder and Principal, Eleanor Miller School of Expression
- LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: The only woman to servce in the California Legislature during the first half of WWII.
- SHE STOOD ALONE: Miller was one of three legislators who have served as the sole member of their gender in the Legislature at that time. Eleanor Miller was the only woman in the Legislature in 1929-30, 1933-1936 and 1941-42. Kathryn Niehouse was the only woman in the Legislature in 1943-1952. Pauline L. Davis was the only woman in the Legislature in 1961-1966. Additionally, Rose Ann Vuich the sole woman in the State Senate in 1977-78.
Source: California Blue Book (1928)