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Leslie A. Miller

Leslie A. Miller
17th Governor of Wyoming
In office
January 2 – January 2
Preceded by Alonzo M. Clark
Succeeded by Nels H. Smith
Personal details
Born (1886-01-29)January 29, 1886
Junction City, Kansas
Died September 29, 1970(1970-09-29) (aged 84)
Political party Democratic

Leslie Andrew Miller (January 29, 1886 – September 29, 1970) was an American politician who served as the 17th Governor of Wyoming from January 2, 1933 until January 2, 1939. He was a Democrat.

Leslie Miller was born in Junction City, Kansas. In 1892, his family moved to Wyoming. He served in the United States Marines from 1918 until 1919. He joined politics following his service and was elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives.

Governor Miller was re-elected in 1935. In 1939, he was defeated by Nels H. Smith.

After his gubernatorial career, Miller served on the War Production Board as well as the Wyoming State Senate.

As a youth, John C. Ostlund, the unsuccessful 1978 Republican gubernatorial nominee, once performed a tap dancing number in the city of Gillette before an audience that included Governor Miller.

References

  • Wyoming State Archives biography. Accessed January 17, 2007


See also

Political offices
Preceded by
Alonzo M. Clark
Governor of Wyoming
January 2, 1933 – January 2, 1939
Succeeded by
Nels H. Smith
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