United States Ambassador to Malaysia - Nomination of Robert H. Miller
The President today announced that he will nominate Robert H. Miller, of Seattle, Wash., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Malaysia. Miller is Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
He was born September 8, 1927, in Port Angeles, Wash. He received an A.B. in 1949 from Stanford University and an M.A. from Harvard University in 1951. He served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1947.
Miller was an organization methods examiner at the State Department in 1951 and 1952. He was a foreign affairs officer from 1952 to 1954 and political officer in Paris (USRO) from 1954 to 1957. From 1957 to 1960, he was a foreign affairs officer at the Department, and from 1960 to 1962 he was an international relations officer.
From 1962 to 1965, Miller was Deputy Chief of the Political Section in Saigon. He was Director of the Vietnam Working Group at the State Department from 1965 to 1968, and in 1968 was on detail to the Imperial Defence College in London.
From 1968 to 1971, Miller served as political officer in Paris. He was a deputy executive secretary at the State Department from 1971 to 1973. In 1973-74 he was on detail as Assistant Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
Miller was Deputy Assistant Director for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 1974 until 1975, when he became Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
Miller received the Distinguished Honor Award Unit Citation in 1967.
Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador to Malaysia - Nomination of Robert H. Miller Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244273