|Chairperson of the House Ways and Means Committee|
January 7, 1958 â€“ December 10, 1974
|Preceded by||Jere Cooper|
|Succeeded by||Al Ullman|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas’s 2nd district
January 3, 1939 â€“ January 3, 1977
|Preceded by||John Miller|
|Succeeded by||Jim Tucker|
|Born||Wilbur Daigh Mills
May 24, 1909
Kensett, Arkansas, U.S.
|Died||May 2, 1992
Searcy, Arkansas, U.S.
|Alma mater||Hendrix College
President Johnson had a habit of throwing dollars at a question and the question would disappear.
We wanted to be certain they didn't have a bigger deficit, and Kennedy agreed with me.