Growing up on a family farm and being an active 4-H member, Phil attended Iowa State University and graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine. After college, he joined a large and small animal veterinary practice in Fairfield, The Veterinary Clinic P.C., where he still works today.
In addition to running his own small business, Miller has been an active member of the community for decades. He served as President of the Fairfield Community School District Board of Directors. He is an active member of the First United Methodist Church. He has served on many committees, the church council and enjoys singing in the church choir. Phil has also served on the Jefferson County Board of Health.
Phil and his wife, Connie, are the proud parents of four adult children, Andy, Dan, Jane and Joe. They are both members of First United Methodist Church of Fairfield. Connie has been the school secretary at Washington Elementary School in Fairfield for over 20 years. In his free time, he enjoys reading, doing yard work, following Cyclone sports, and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren.
Representative Miller won in a special election for House District 82. The district includes Davis, Van Buren and most of Jefferson counties.