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Zell Miller

Personal data
Date of birthFebruary 24, 1932(age 84)
Place of birthYoung Harris, Georgia
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseShirley Carver Miller
Alma materYoung Harris College
University of Georgia
ProfessionLobbyist
ReligionMethodist
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1953 1956
RankSergeant
In officeJuly 27, 2000 - January 3, 2005
Succeeded byJohn H. Isakson
Preceded byPaul Coverdell
79th Governor of Georgia
In officeJanuary 13, 1991 - January 11, 1999
LieutenantPierre Howard
Succeeded byRoy Barnes
Preceded byJoe Frank Harris
8th Lieutenant Governor of Georgia
In officeJanuary 14, 1975 - January 13, 1991
GovernorGeorge Busbee
Joe Frank Harris
Succeeded byPierre Howard
Preceded byLester Maddox

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Zell Bryan Miller (born February 24, 1932) is an American politician from the US state of Georgia. A Democrat, Miller served as Lieutenant Governor from 1975 to 1991, 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991 to 1999, and as United States Senator from 2000 to 2005.

Although a member of the Democratic Party, Miller backed Republican President George W. Bush over Democratic nominee John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election and since 2003 has frequently criticized the Democratic Party, and has publicly supported several Republican candidates. In 2006, Miller did voice-overs (narrations) for Republican candidate commercials in Georgia state elections (George "Sonny" Perdue and Ralph Reed). Miller serves as the national co-chair to the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.Aldridge], in the firm's national Government Affairs practice. Miller is also a frequent Fox News Channel contributor.


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