CALDWELL, MILLARD FILLMORE, a Representative from Florida; born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., February 6,
1897; attended the public schools, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tenn., the University of
Mississippi at Oxford, and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; during the First World War
enlisted in the United States Army on April 3, 1918, was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Field
Artillery, and was discharged January 11, 1919; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1922 and
commenced practice in Milton, Fla., in 1925; served as prosecuting attorney and county attorney of
Santa Rosa County, Fla., 1926-1932; member of the State house of representatives 1929-1932;
elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4,
1933-January 3, 1941); was not a candidate for renomination in 1940; resumed the practice of law;
Governor of Florida from January 2, 1945, to January 4, 1949; chairman of the National Governors'
Conference in 1946 and 1947; chairman of the Regional Board of Control for Southern Regional
Education 1948-1950; Administrator, Federal Civil Defense Administration 1950-1952; member and
later chief justice of Supreme Court of Florida; engaged in farming, banking, and practice of law;
resided in Tallahassee, Fla., until his death October 23, 1984.