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Miller, William Ernest
Died April 12, 1976
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 10, 1955, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 8. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1955, and received commission on March 16, 1955. Served as chief judge, 1961-1970. Service terminated on July 13, 1970, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on March 3, 1970, to a seat vacated by Clifford Patrick O`Sullivan. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1970, and received commission on July 8, 1970. Service terminated on April 12, 1976, due to death.
University of Tennessee, A.B., 1930
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1933
Private practice, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1933-1955
Chancellor, Tennessee Chancery Court, First Judicial District, 1939-1940
U.S. Army major, Air Corps, 1942-1945
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, August 19, 1954; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, November 16, 1954; no Senate vote