Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Miles T. Tull (1915-1941)
MSA SC 3520-13445


Born in Marion Station, Maryland, August 27, 1915.  Son of Harding Parker Tull and Nellie (Tawes) Tull.  Attended public schools; University of Maryland College Park, B.A. 1936; University of Maryland Law School, LL.B., 1938.  Member, Gamma Eta Gamma legal fraternity; Phi Delta Theta social fraternity.  Methodist.  Married Katherine Barnes in June, 1941.  Died August 17, 1941.

As a student, Tull helped organize the Democratic Club of the University of Maryland; became Chair of its Board of Governors.  Began private law practice in Princess Anne, 1938.  Counsel for the Marine Bank of Crisfield.  Campaign manager for Governor Herbert R. O'Conor at Ocean City, 1938.  Secretary, Bruce Senate Campaign Committee for Somerset County, 1940.  Appointed secretary of state by Governor Herbert R. O'Conor, 1941.  Member, Trinity Methodist Church; Junior Chamber of Commerce; Crisfield Rotary Club; Elks Club of Crisfield.  Enjoyed outdoor sports.

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