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Wilbur Mills

Wilbur MillsAKA Wilbur Daigh Mills

Born: 24-May-1909
Birthplace: Kensett, AR
Died: 2-May-1992
Location of death: Searcy, AR
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kensett Cemetery, Kensett, AR

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Arkansas, 1939-77

Patron of the "Silver Slipper" strip club, to the great astonishment of his Congressional colleagues, who had assumed he went straight home daily to "study the Internal Revenue Code." On 7th October 1974 an automobile was stopped at the Tidal Basin area of Washington, DC. Inside were four persons including Mills and a stripper, Fanne Foxe, the "Argentine Firecracker." Mills and Foxe had obviously had some altercation, both were drunk, and Foxe jumped into a nearby lake where police fished her out. Mills admitted an alcohol problem and sought treatment, but a second incident at the Slipper ended his career.

Father: Ardra Pickens Mills (school superintendent)
Mother: Abbie Lois Daigh
Brother: Roger Q. Mills (b. 7-Dec-1912)
Sister: Emogene Gene Mills ("Emma", b. 29-May-1915)
Wife: Clarinne Billingsley ("Polly", m. 27-May-1934, d. 2001)
Daughter: Martha Sue Mills (b. 12-Mar-1939)
Daughter: Rebecca Ann Mills (b. 19-Jun-1941)
Mistress: Annabel Battistella ("Fanne Foxe", stripper, extramarital affair for two years)

    High School: Searcy High School, Searcy, AR (1926)
    University: Hendrix College, Conway, AR (1930)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (no degree)

    Shea, Gould, Climenko & Casey Tax Attorney (1977-)
    US Congressman, Arkansas 2nd (1939-77)
    Arkansas State Official County and Probate Judge, White County, AR (1934-38)
    Alcoholics Anonymous
    Freemasonry Lodge 674, Kensett, AR, expelled (22-Aug-1975)
    Tau Kappa Alpha Forensic Society
    unknown detox facility Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD (3-Dec-1974), three weeks
    unknown detox facility Palm Beach Institute, West Palm Beach, FL (25-Dec-1974), five months
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism


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