Miller, Herbert J. (Herbert John), 1894-1989

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Civic leader, of Minnesota; research director for the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (Hoover Commission) from Oct. 1947 to Mar. 1949; executive director of the Tax Foundation, Inc.; and after retiring in 1959, continued with the foundation as federal affairs counselor.

From the description of Herbert J. Miller papers, 1923-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70969657

Herbert John Miller (1894-1989) was born in Heron Lake, Minnesota. After attending the University of Minnesota in 1917 and the Sorbonne in 1918, he organized the Minnesota Taxpayers' Association in 1924, and served as executive secretary from 1927 to 1930. Miller also served as president of the Minneapolis Civic and Commerce Association (1935-39) and as executive director of the Minnesota Resources Commission from 1939 to 1942. In 1943, he accepted a post in Washington as associate director of the Citizens National Committee, a group that supplied information on government programs to state taxpayer organizations. He later served as research director for the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (Hoover Commission) from October 1947 to March 1949. After the Hoover Commission concluded its work, Miller became executive director of the Tax Foundation, Inc., a research organization dedicated to developing better tax structures and providing information to the general public on government programs. After retiring in 1959, he continued with the foundation as federal affairs counselor.

From the description of Miller, Herbert J. (Herbert John), 1894-1989 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609564

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Minneapolis Civic & Commerce Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota Resources Commission (1939-1947) corporateBody
associatedWith Moley, Raymond, 1886-1975. person
associatedWith Swindler, William Finley. person
associatedWith Tax Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1947-1949) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Minnesota
United States
Subject
Taxation
Occupation
Civic leaders--United States
Executives--United States
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Birth 1894

Death 1989

English

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