Maryland Governor Honors Senate President Emeritus Thomas Mike Miller

Maryland Governor Honors Senate President Emeritus Thomas Mike Miller

Governor Hogan Honors the Life and Legacy of Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr.

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) As the Maryland Senate paid tribute to President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., Governor Hogan reflected on his lifelong friendship with the nation’s longest continuously serving presiding officer.

Following are the governor’s remarks as delivered:

“It’s an honor to have this opportunity to say a few words about my lifelong friend, Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. The First Lady and I extend our deepest sympathies to Mike’s family; to his incredible wife Patti, whose application for sainthood I have already submitted to the Holy Father; to their children, Tommy, Missy, Michelle, Melanie, and Amanda; to Mike’s eight surviving brothers and sisters, who got the experience of having Mike as the oldest brother; and of course to those 15 wonderful grandchildren.

“What an incredible father, grandfather, and brother you had, and how truly blessed your family was.

“President Ferguson, thank you for placing President Miller’s portrait right here in the back of the Senate chamber, where he’s staring at me right now with that smile of his, with that twinkle in his blue eyes. 

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