June 23, 2014

In Memoriam Former Speaker of the House John E. Miller


The Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) marks the passing of former State Representative and Speaker of the House John E. Miller of Arkansas. Speaker Miller served as chair of the Southern Legislative Conference from 1981-82; chair of The Council of State Governments in 1986; and chair of the SLC Transportation Committee in 1996. He served as Speaker of the House from 1979 to 1980. He was, for many years, an active member of the SLC Executive Committee, the Conference’s governing body. A 1949 graduate of Arkansas State University, Mr. Miller was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1958 and served in that capacity for 40 years, until his retirement. Mr. Miller, passed away June 18, 2014, at age 85. Click here for more information.