Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gift of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress
MILLER, John Ripin (1938-2017)

MILLER, JOHN RIPIN, a Representative from Washington; born in New York City, May 23, 1938; attended public schools and Friends Seminary, New York City; B.A., Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa., 1959; M.A., Yale University, 1964; LL.B., Yale University Law School, 1964; served in the United States Army, 1960, and Reserves, 1961-1968; admitted to the bar in 1965 and began practice in Seattle, Wash.; adjunct professor, University of Puget Sound, Wash., 1981-1984; assistant attorney general of State of Washington, 1965-1968; member and president, Seattle City Council, 1972-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; died on October 4, 2017, in Corte Madera, Calif.

University of Washington Libraries
Special Collections
Seattle, WA
Papers: 1972-1992, 4.35 cubic feet.
Administrative papers of former Congressman John R. Miller while he served as city councilman and U.S. representative of Seattle, Washington. The papers primarily include outgoing correspondence from his service on the Seattle City Council, 1972-1979, as well as legislative and subject files (1990-1992) from his congressional service (1984-1992). A finding aid is available in the repository and online.