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

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.
  • Oral history interview available in Oral History Collection, University of North Texas.

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1977.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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  
Small Business, Interim  

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