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Chris Miller Chris Miller
Full Name: Dorothy J. "Chris" Miller
Other surnames: Chrisman,
Date of birth: June 15, 1926
Date of death: March 11, 1995

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32-I Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-8 Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-8 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 65th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR26, Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 74th Legislature, HR 428. Died 3/11/1995. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 74th Legislature, HR1059. Memorializing 35 members who died in the past two years. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Dorothy J. Chrisman (Chris) Miller, pp. 166-168. Died 3/12/1995. First woman elected to represent Tarrant County in the Texas House. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1977.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Chris Miller, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Chris Miller, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Chris Miller, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 65th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Legislative Project includes tape-recorded interviews, Oral History Collection, University of North Texas .
  • Committee Informationtop
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Drugs and Alcohol Abuse and Control, Select  
    Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Aging  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Health (Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    Rules Subcommittee on Reorganization of House Rules (Chair) 
    Rules Subcommittee on Resolutions (Chair) 
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Constitutional Revision (Vice Chair) 
    Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Public Welfare  
    Parks and Recreation in North Texas  
    Public Health  
    Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, Temporary  
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Environmental Affairs  
    Environmental Affairs Subcommittee on Pollution Control (Vice Chair) 
    Human Resources  
    Prison Reform  
    Public Health  
    Reapportionment  
    Small Business, Interim  
     

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