Barry Miller

Barry Miller

Full Name: Philip Barry Miller
Date of birth: December 25, 1864
Date of death: June 20, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 44-1 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
S 6 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (2) (3)   26th (4)   27th (2) (3)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas Senate President Pro Tempore (27th)   Dallas, Rockwall

(1) Dallas, Dallas County. "District No. 44. Barry Miller, J.W. Parks, John E. Davis and Chas. O. Laney, all of Dallas, composed of the county of Dallas," p. 5. House Journal.
(2) 27th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/8/1901, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(3) 27th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(4) 26th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S., 9/14/1933, p. 27. Death date 6/20/1933. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S., Senate Simple Resolution 19, 10/10/1933, pp. 307-310. Birth date 12/25/1864, death date 6/20/1933. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Philip Barry Miller of Barnwell, South Carolina, ex-State Senator, marriage to Minnie H. Miller, 11/9/1885. "This family live at 'Millermore,' the old home, where William Brown Miller, Senior, settled when he went to Texas in 1846, five miles south of Dallas, and three miles from its suburb, Oak Cliff . . . ," History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown with Interspersions of Notes of the Families of Dabney, Reid, Martin, Broaddus, Gentry, Jarman, Jameson, Ballard, Mullins, Michie, Moberley, Covington, Browning, Duncan, Yancey and Others, by W. H. Miller, Richmond, Kentucky, 1907, p. 145. Google Books.
  • MILLER, BARRY (1864-1933). Birth date 12/25/1864, death date 6/20/1933. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 28th Lieutenant Governor: Barry Miller. Photo and biographical sketch. Birth date 12/25/1864, death date 6/30/1933. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch, Barry Miller, p. 55. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Barry Miller, Justice Precinct 7, Eagle Fort Voting Precinct, Dallas County, age 36, born December 1864 in South Carolina, lawyer and farmer, spouse Minni Miller, sons Tom, Will, and Phillip, and daughter Evelyn.
    Census of 1910 - Barry Meller [sic: Miller], Justice Precinct 7, Dallas County, age 45, born circa 1865 in South Carolina, lawyer - general practice, spouse Minnie, sons Will and Philip, daughter Evelyn.
    Census of 1920 - Philip Barry Miller, Justice Precinct 7, Dallas County, age 55, born circa 1865 in Texas, attorney - own office, spouse Minnie H. Miller, daughter Evelyn.
    Census of 1930 - Barry Miller, Justice Precinct 7, Dallas County, age 65, born circa 1865 in North Carolina, occupation: "L. Governor," spouse Minnie H. Miller, son Tom. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • Barry Miller, birth date 12/25/1864 in Barnwell, South Carolina, death date 6/20/1933 in Dallas, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.


  • Photograph. Barry Miller, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Barry Miller, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Barry Miller, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Barry Miller, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Barry Miller, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Barry Miller, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Banks and Banking  
Congressional Districts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Rules (Chair) 
36th R.S. - 1919
Banks and Banking  
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Rules (Chair) 
35th R.S. - 1917
Banks and Banking  
Charges Against James E. Ferguson, Governor, Investigate  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Donation of John Tarleton College to the State, Investigate  
Juvenile Reforms (Vice Chair) 
Municipal Corporations  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
27th R.S. - 1901
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
State Affairs  
State Penitentiaries  
Towns and City Corporations  
26th R.S. - 1899
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Public Printing  
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 

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