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Arnold Miller being sworn in for his second term as UMWA president,
December 22, 1977
Arnold Miller being sworn in for his second term as UMWA president, December 22, 1977


Arnold Miller, who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1972 to 1979, was born in Leewood on April 25, 1923.

Learn more:
The Black Lung Strike
Arnold Miller Elected UMW President
"Insurgents Clain UMW; 20 Booted"
"Man Who Couldn't Win, Did"
"Miller's Second Investiture Sedate By Earlier Standard"
Obituary of Arnold Miller
Video Clip of Arnold Miller


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