JAMES R. MILLER JR., an attorney and former Maryland legislator, who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died June 25, 2014. He was 83. A member of Alpha Delta Phi, he received a law degree from Georgetown University and joined his father and stepmother in private practice. While a member of that firm, Miller, Miller & Canby, he began his long career of public service, which included time as president of the Rockville (Md.) Chamber of Commerce, president of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, and a member of the Governor’s Commission on Reorganization of the Government of the State of Maryland. He also chaired the Montgomery County Republican Central Committee and he served a four-year term in the Maryland House of Delegates. In 1970 he was sworn in as a federal judge and in 1991 rejoined his firm as a counselor and adviser. He also remained active as an arbitrator and mediator on the national level. His first wife, Jo Anne Trice Miller, died in 2006. Survivors include two sons and two daughters, including Katherine T.M. Goldberg ’89; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother; and Patricia L. Chapman, his companion of more than seven years.

Cynthia Rockwell, MALS ’19, P’11