Keith Harvey Miller

Keith Harvey Miller

Birth
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death 2 Mar 2019 (aged 94)
Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: Ashes given to family or friends.
Memorial ID 197355870 · View Source
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3rd Alaska Governor. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the Governor of Alaska from 1969 to 1970. Following service with the United States Army during World War II, he studied at the University of Washington. He moved to Alaska, where he operated a farm in Talkeetna and initiated his political career, when he was elected as Alaska's Secretary of State (1966 to 1969). Miller succeeded Wally Hickel as Governor after President Nixon appointed him (Hickel) to serve as the Secretary of the Interior. During Miller's tenure, the $900 million dollar Prudhoe Bay lease sale took place which led to the construction of the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. He lost his bid to secure his own term as Alaska's Governor in 1970 and was succeeded by William Egan. Miller has a failed attempt at the Republican Nomination for Governor in 1974. He would go on to author the books "Prudhoe Bay Governor: Alaska's Keith Miller" and "The Battle of Amarillo: A Teenage Soldier's Letters Home During World War II". He died from pancreatic cancer.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 7 Mar 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 197355870
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Keith Harvey Miller (1 Mar 1925–2 Mar 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 197355870, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, who reports a Ashes given to family or friends..