Joel Miller (politician)

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Joel M. Miller (born 1943) represented District 102 in the New York State Assembly, which comprises Hyde Park, Fishkill, the Town of Poughkeepsie, Clinton, Wappinger and La Grange within Dutchess County, New York. He is a Republican.

Miller served in the United States Air Force on active-duty from 1967–1969, remaining in the Air Force Reserve as a Captain until "approximately" 1977. He is currently a Major in the New York State Guard.

After returning to New York in 1969, Miller established a dental practice in Poughkeepsie, which he maintained for the ensuing three decades. He served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Duchess County Dental Society for 26 years. He served as Treasurer of the same organization for five years and was its President for two years. He was once the President of the Mid-Hudson Dental Management and Marketing Corporation and is still a member of its Executive Committee.

He was re-elected in 2008, defeating Democratic Jonathan Smith.

Miller holds a B.S. from the City College of New York, as well as a D.D.S. from Columbia University's School of Dental and Oral Surgery.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Eileen Hickey
New York State Assembly, 97th District
1995–2002
Succeeded by
Howard Mills III
Preceded by
John Faso
New York State Assembly, 102nd District
2003–present
Incumbent