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Bob Miller (Nevada governor)

Bob Miller (Nevada governor)
Personal data
Date of birthMarch 30, 1945(age 70)
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseSandy Miller
ResidenceHenderson, Nevada, U.S.
Alma materSanta Clara University
Loyola Law School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Reserves United States Air Force
Years of service1967 1973
Battles/warsVietnam War
26th Governor of Nevada
In officeJanuary 3, 1989 - January 4, 1999
LieutenantSue Wagner
Lonnie Hammargren
Succeeded byKenny Guinn
Preceded byRichard Bryan
29th Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
In officeJanuary 5, 1987 - January 3, 1989
GovernorRichard Bryan
Succeeded bySue Wagner
Preceded byBob Cashell

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Robert Joseph "Bob" Miller (born March 30, 1945) is an American politician. He was the 26th Governor of the U.S. state of Nevada from 1989 to 1999. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Bob Miller's family moved from Chicago, Illinois to Las Vegas, Nevada, and he graduated from Bishop Gorman High School in 1963 with honors. He graduated from the Santa Clara University in 1967, earning a degree in Political Science. Miller received his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California.

From 1967 to 1973, Miller served in the U.S. Army Reserves and later in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. At the same time he served as Clark County Deputy District Attorney, from 1971 to 1973. In 1979 Miller was elected to office of Clark County District Attorney, and was re-elected in 1982, becoming the first Clark County District Attorney to win re-election. He served at this post until 1986. He was the President of the National District Attorney's Association in 1984.

He became Lieutenant Governor of Nevada for a four-year term on January 5, 1987. On January 3, 1989, Miller became Governor when his predecessor, Richard Bryan, resigned to become a U.S. Senator. Miller served as Governor until January 4, 1999. With a ten-year tenure he is Nevada's longest-serving governor, he was elected to two full four-year terms in 1990 and 1994, but lifetime term limits prevented him from seeking the governorship again in 1998. He was Chairman of the National Governors Association during 1997-1998.

After leaving office, he worked for the law firm of Jones Vargas in its Las Vegas office from 1999-2005. During the 2008 presidential campaign he was the co-chair of Hillary Clinton's Governors Council.

Miller presently serves on the board of directors of Wynn Resorts and International Game Technology. He is the Principal of Robert J. Miller Consulting, which provides business to government and business to business advice and assistance. He is also a Senior Advisor with Dutko Worldwide, a bipartisan government relations company headquartered in Washington D.C.

Miller's autobiography "Son of a Gambling Man" is scheduled to be released by Thomas Dunne Books in 2012.

Miller is married and has three children, including Ross Miller, who was elected as Nevada Secretary of State in 2006, Corrine Liebe who lives in New York with her husband and Leroy and Bea, and Megan who attends Santa Clara University. He currently lives in Henderson, Nevada.

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Portland Tribune--Portland Mayor Sam Adams is going to talk back to the city Monday morning when he hosts The -Bob Miller- Show on KPAM AM 860. Adams will fill in for Miller from 8 to 10 am It is the first time he has hosted The -Bob Miller- Show, even th - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 22:41:08 GMT+00:00
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Kane County Chronicle--District 303 spokesman Jim Blaney confirmed Friday that athletic director Jerry Krieg's year-end recommendation was that Clodi not be retained, and said principal -Bob Miller- "concurred" with the recommendati - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 21:52:16 GMT+00:00
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WISC Madison--Former Monona alderman -Bob Miller- has defeated Jeff Wiswell, Sr. in the race for mayor of Monona. Miller won the race 64-36 percent. During the campaign, Miller said that Monona needs to revitalize areas of the community which need attenti - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 03:20:40 GMT+00:00
Person injured in fall at the Sinks - WBIR-TV Tweet this news
WBIR-TV---Bob Miller- with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park says the man who fell at the Sinks was in his early 20's, and that he either jumped or fell from the bridge at the Sinks. There's still no information on his name or condition. . - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 19:57:50 GMT+00:00
If government shuts down, so does the Smokies National Park - Maryville Daily Times Tweet this news
Maryville Daily Times---...- which calls for us to begin closing the gates on all Park roads first thing in the morning with the exception of Newfound Gap Road between Gatlinburg and Cherokee, which is considered a through road,” Park spokesman -Bob Mil - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 16:02:24 GMT+00:00
Insight: Good Guys Shooting / Oil Refinery Safety / Artist Bob Miller ... - Capital Public Radio News Tweet this news
Capital Public Radio News--Artist -Bob Miller- Sacramento artist -Bob Miller-, who paints local landmarks, past and present, and is also a renowned graphic designer and former art director for KCRA TV, has an exhibit of his work opening this weekend at Ca - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 19:59:10 GMT+00:00
Low turnout narrows field in primary election - Ely Daily Times Tweet this news
Ely Daily Times---Bob Miller-, who announced he was dropping from the race three weeks ago received 19 votes. And avoiding a possible suit by the Nevada Ethics Commission if he were elected to office, former Ely Mayor George Chachas was cut with 208 votes - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 19:26:34 GMT+00:00
Dustin Penner the prime attraction at Kings' morning skate in Edmonton - Los Angeles Times Tweet this news
Los Angeles Times--To Kings TV play-by-play announcer -Bob Miller-, who won the Foster Hewitt award in 2000, Phillips is a mere kid at age 69. Miller is 72. “I always looked forward to talking to Rod whenever the Kings and Oilers played over the years, - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:51:01 GMT+00:00
West Xtra: West Allegheny girls win silver in team standings - Pittsburgh Post Gazette Tweet this news
Pittsburgh Post Gazette--The team was not able to duplicate the magic from the WPIAL championships when it tallied 314 team points to outlast Shady Side Academy (287) and give veteran coach -Bob Miller- his first WPIAL team championship. "I think - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 05:15:54 GMT+00:00
Overdue hiker reportedly found safe in Smokies shelter - Knoxville News Sentinel Tweet this news
Knoxville News Sentinel--The National Park Service received a “broken cell phone message” from parties at the Tricorner Knob Shelter stating Chad Hunter, 23, had arrived there, said park spokesman -Bob Miller-. Hunter had been reported missing by his - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:22:56 GMT+00:00

Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Cashell
Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
January 5, 1987 - January 3, 1989
Succeeded by
Sue Wagner
Preceded by
Richard Bryan
Governor of Nevada
January 3, 1989 - January 4, 1999
Succeeded by
Kenny Guinn
Preceded by
Tommy Thompson
Chairman of the National Governors Association
1996 - 1997
Succeeded by
George Voinovich

Governors of Nevada

Territorial (1861 - 1864)Nye
State (since 1864)Blasdel * Bradley * Kinkead * Adams * Stevenson * Bell * Colcord * Jones * Sadler * Sparks * Dickerson * Oddie * Boyle * Scrugham * Balzar * Griswold * Kirman * Carville * Pittman * Russell * Sawyer * Laxalt * O'Callaghan * List * Bryan * Miller * Guinn * Gibbons

Chairs of the National Governors Association

Willson * McGovern * Walsh * Spry * Capper * Harrington * Allen * Sproul * Cox * Trinkle * Brewster * McMullen * Dern * Case * Pollard * Rolph * McNutt * Peery * Cochran * Stark * Vanderbilt * Stassen * O'Conor * Saltonstall * Maw * Martin * Caldwell * Hildreth * Hunt * Lane * Carlson * Lausche * Peterson * Shivers * Thornton * Kennon * Langlie * Stanley * Stratton * Collins * Boggs * McNichols * Powell * Rosellini * Anderson * Sawyer * Reed * Guy * Volpe * Ellington * Love * Hearnes * Moore * Mandel * Evans * Rampton * Ray * Andrus * Askew * Milliken * Carroll * Bowen * Busbee * Snelling * Matheson * J. Thompson * Carlin * Alexander * Clinton * Sununu * Baliles * Branstad * Gardner * Ashcroft * Romer * Campbell * Dean * T. Thompson * Miller * Voinovich * Carper * Leavitt * Glendening * Engler * Patton * Kempthorne * Warner * Huckabee * Napolitano * Pawlenty * Rendell * Douglas * Manchin

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