David R. Millard
|David R. Millard|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 109th district
February 9, 2004
|Preceded by||John Gordner|
February 10, 1953 |
|Alma mater||Bloomsburg University|
David R. Millard is a US Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 109th legislative district. He was elected in a special election on January 27, 2004 to fill the unexpired term of John Gordner, who was elected to the Pennsylvania Senate.
Millard attended Bloomsburg High School, graduating in 1971. Millard's mother suffered a series of strokes before he was born and early on in David's life, dying when he was 15 years old. His father worked multiple jobs to support David and his five elder siblings. After taking classes at night, Millard earned a degree in office administration from Bloomsburg University in 1988. Millard's second wife, Emily, died in 1996 after a three-month bout with cancer. He married his third wife, Rita, in 1999. The Millards own and operate a real estate rental business and a fabric store in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Prior to elective office, Millard worked for Bechtel Power Corporation from 1974 to 1984. He then worked for PPL until his election in 2004. As an employee of PPL, he joined and served in the leadership of the local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He also served as director of the Bloomsburg Fair and vice-president of the Bloomsburg Volunteer Fire Department.
- "SESSION OF 2004 188TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY No. 8". LEGISLATIVE JOURNAL. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2004-02-09. Retrieved 2009-01-09.
- "2004 Special Election for the 109th Legislative District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Retrieved 2009-01-09.
- "Profile". State Representative David R. Millard. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-09.
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Representative Millard's official web site
- Pennsylvania House profile
- Citizens for Dan Knorr website the opponent to Millard in the 2012 election.