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Zell Miller
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United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
July 24, 2000 – January 3, 2005
Appointed by Roy Barnes
Preceded by Paul Coverdell
Succeeded by Johnny Isakson
79th Governor of Georgia
In office
January 14, 1991 – January 11, 1999
Lieutenant Pierre Howard
Preceded by Joe Frank Harris
Succeeded by Roy Barnes
8th Lieutenant Governor of Georgia
In office
January 14, 1975 – January 14, 1991
Governor George Busbee
Joe Frank Harris
Preceded by Lester Maddox
Succeeded by Pierre Howard
Personal details
Zell Bryan Miller

(1932-02-24)February 24, 1932
Young Harris, Georgia, U.S.
Died March 23, 2018(2018-03-23) (aged 86)
Young Harris, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Shirley Carver (m. 1954)
Children 2
Education Young Harris College
University of Georgia (BA, MA)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1953–1956
Rank USMC-E5.svg Sergeant

Zell Miller (born February 24, 1932 – March 23, 2018) was a former United States Senator from Georgia. Miller was Lieutenant Governor from 1975 to 1991, 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991 to 1999, and as United States Senator from 2000 to 2005.

He wrote a book A National Party No More: The Conscience of a Conservative Democrat. The book spent nine weeks in the New York Times Best Seller list for hardback non-fiction.

Miller died on March 23, 2018, at his home in Young Harris, Georgia from Parkinson's disease, aged 86.


By Zell Miller:

  • 1975: Mountains Within Me
  • 1983: Great Georgians
  • 1985: They Heard Georgia Singing
  • 1997: Corps Values: Everything You Need to Know I Learned In the Marines
  • 1999: The First Battalion of the 28th Marines on Iwo Jima: A Day-By-Day History from Personal Accounts and Official Reports, With Complete Muster Rolls, also by Robert E. Allen
  • 2003: A National Party No More: The Conscience of a Conservative Democrat
  • 2003: foreword to What'll Ya Have: A History of the Varsity by Dick Parker
  • 2005: A Deficit Of Decency
  • 2005: foreword to "Indivisible: Uniting Values for a Divided America" by Martha Zoller
  • 2007: "The Miracle of Brasstown Valley"
  • 2009: "Purt Nigh Gone: The Old Mountain Ways"

About Zell Miller:

  • 1998: "Listen to this Voice" Selected Speeches of Governor Zell Miller
  • 1999: Zell, The Governor Who Gave Georgia HOPE by Richard Hyatt
  • 1999: Signed, Sealed, and Delivered: The Miller Record
  • Miller, Zell (1997). Corps Values: Everything You Need to Know I Learned in the Marines. Atlanta, Georgia: Longstreet Press. ISBN: 1-56352-387-6.

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