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Wilbur Mills
Chairperson of the House Ways and Means Committee
In office
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
In office
January 3, 1939 â€“ January 3, 1977
Preceded by John Miller
Succeeded by Jim Tucker
Personal details
Born Wilbur Daigh Mills
(1909-05-24)May 24, 1909
Kensett, Arkansas, U.S.
Died May 2, 1992(1992-05-02) (aged 82)
Searcy, Arkansas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Hendrix College
Harvard University

President Johnson had a habit of throwing dollars at a question and the question would disappear.
Wilbur Mills
What I wanted to do was see if we couldn't balance the budget.
We wanted to be certain they didn't have a bigger deficit, and Kennedy agreed with me.
Wilbur Mills