MILFORD, Dale (1926-1997)

MILFORD, DALE, a Representative from Texas; born in Bug Tussle, Fannin County, Tex., February 18, 1926; attended the public schools; Baylor University, Waco, Tex., 1953-1957; served in the United States Army, 1944-1953, and attained the rank of captain; professional meteorologist; owned and operated a commercial flight service; consultant in aviation and meteorology prior to coming to Congress; delegate, Texas State Democratic convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third, Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; was a resident of Howe, Tex. until his death there on December 26, 1997; interment in Dial Cemetery, Honey Grove, Tex.

University of Texas at Arlington Library
Division of Archives and Manuscripts
Arlington, TX
Papers: ca. 1971-1978, approximately 156 feet.
The papers of Dale Milford include correspondence, reports, legal documents, financial documents, news releases, speeches, photographs, newsletters, clippings, house bills, maps, appointment calendars, lists, biographical sketches, resumes, certificates, notes, audio recordings, research and printed materials. Milford's congressional files of which the largest portion is devoted to legislation, committees, and correspondence with various government administrative departments; also includes research materials for committees, constituent case files, personal materials, campaign files, and office operation files for the 93rd through the 95th Congress.