Ada Mills

Activist, Deceased Person

1912 – 2001

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Who was Ada Mills?

Ada Belle Parks Mills was a Republican political activist in the U.S. state of Arkansas who in 1980 was the only delegate initially committed to the candidacy for president of former Governor John B. Connally, Jr., of Texas. Connally spent some $11 million in his 13-month primary campaign, which ended in withdrawal following his loss to Ronald W. Reagan of California in the South Carolina primary. Mrs. Mills received brief national media attention as the "$11 million delegate."

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Born
Mar 4, 1912
Prairie Grove
Profession
Education
  • University of the Ozarks
Died
Sep 30, 2001
Clarksville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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