Born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Miller moved with his family to Morrill, Kansas in 1882. He attended the public schools of Brown County, and Sabetha (Kansas) High School. He taught school from 1894 to 1899. Miller graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law in 1900. He was admitted to the bar in 1901 and began law practice in Kansas. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and worked as a lawyer from 1901 to 1952.
Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress and for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress. He is the only Democrat in history to represent Kansas' 1st congressional district.
- United States Congress. "Howard Shultz Miller (id: M000729)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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