Don Miller (Tennessee politician)

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Don Miller was a one-term Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the 10th district, encompassing Morristown and Hamblen County.[1][2][3]


Don Miller was born on August 19, 1956, in Montgomery, Alabama.[1] He received a B.S. in Government & Business from Auburn University, and an M.R.E. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.[1]

Before running for office, he worked as a business administrator for Manley Baptist Church in Morristown.[2] He is a member of the National Rifle Association, the Hamblen County Republican Party, and the East Tennessee Church Business.[1] In 2008, he was elected as a delegate to the 2008 Republican National Convention for John McCain.[4]

In 2011, he was elected as the Republican state Assemblyman for the 10th district, the seat formerly represented by John Litz.[3] He has endorsed Rick Perry for the Republican nomination of the 2012 presidential election.[5]

In 2012, Don Miller was defeated in a Republican primary race by Representative Tilman Goins.

He is married to Traci, with two children, Matthew and Meagan.[1] He is a Baptist.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f House profile
  2. ^ a b Knoxnews profile
  3. ^ a b University of Tennessee, Office of Government Relations
  4. ^ TN GOP profile Archived November 25, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ 'Six Tennessee GOP lawmakers endorse Perry for president', The Daily News Journal, November 7, 2011 [1][permanent dead link]