Member Biography

James A. Miller 


Portrait and Bio; History of Lehigh Valley, 1904.

Sessions Office Position District Party
1911-1912       16 Democrat
1913-1914       16 Democrat

COUNTIES: Lehigh  


05/03/1863 - 01/22/1933

James A. Miller (D16) Lehigh County 1911-1914

Early Life:

James A. Miller, born May 3, 1863, Linn Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; son of Reuben and Sarah Anna Mantz Miller; common and private school education; teacher, Linn Township; manager of his father-in-law’s hotel, general merchandising store; sole owner, merchandising store, 1900; elected, justice of the peace, 1884-1909; director, Merchants National Bank of Allentown; Democrat; married, Louise G. German Miller, son, Ralph Edgar Miller; died, January 22, 1933 (aged 69); interment, Ebenezer Union Cemetery, New Tripoli, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, justice of the peace, 1884-1909. 

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 16th district, Lehigh County, 1911-1914; committee assignments, Finance, Legislative Apportionment, Public Health and Sanitation, Public Supply of Light, Heat and Water.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members M"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1914). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1090, 1097-1100, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1072. 

James A. Miller (1863-1933) - Find a Grave Memorial