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|Abstract||J. Alex McMillan (1932- ), congressman and businessman of Charlotte, N.C. McMillan, a Republican, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representative in 1984 from North Carolina's Ninth District and held four successive terms until 1994. He was also elected to several offices in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. McMillan worked for Ruddick Corporation and Harris-Teeter Super Markets, Inc., in Charlotte, 1969-1983, in several management positions. He also served vice chair and chair of the First Union National Bank board of directors, 1980-1984; on the board of the Southeastern Savings & Loan Co., 1979-1984; and as director of the Greater Charlotte Economic Development Council, 1981-1982. Congressional committee records, correspondence, speeches, campaign financial and administrative records, voter surveys, photographs, audio tapes, and videocassettes of J. Alex McMillan. Records document his work on House committees, including Small Business; Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs; Joint Economic; Energy and Commerce; and Budget. Also included are records relating to his service on the Leadership for Health Care Reform Task Force and President's Commission for Entitlement Reform, and his work as a delegate to the North Atlantic Assembly (NATO) and as vice chair of the Economic Committee and Sub-Committee on East-West Economic Cooperation. Other files document McMillan's political activity in connection with the Republican National Committee and the North Carolina Republican Party. Files for all of McMillan's campaigns are included, most containing information on opponents, campaign issues, McMillan's positions on these issues, and his campaign tactics.|
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J. Alex McMillan, III, was born 9 May 1932 in Charlotte, N.C. He attended Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, 1946-1950; received a degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1954; and received his Masters of Business Administration from the Darden School at the University of Virginia in 1958. He also attended I.B.A. Institute of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, 1964-1965. He married Caroline Houston McMillan in 1959.
McMillan, a Republican, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representative in 1984 from North Carolina's Ninth District and held four successive terms until 1994. He served on numerous committees, including: Small Business (1985-1986), Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, Joint Economic (1986-1988), Energy and Commerce (1989-1994), and Budget (1991-1994). The Task Forces he was involved with included: Leadership for Health Care Reform and President's Commission for Entitlement Reform (1994). He served as a delegate to the North Atlantic Assembly (NATO) and as Vice Chairman of the Economic Committee and Sub-Committee on East-West Economic Cooperation.
Other elected offices held include: member of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners (1972-1974), Mecklenburg County Board of Social Services (member, 1974-1975, chairman, 1975-1977), and Vice Chairman of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1978-1979). McMillan also served as Chairman of a WTVI (Charlotte, N.C.) Task Force to determine the future and funding for the public television channel operated by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools (1978-1984) and as a board member for the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (1984-1994).
McMillan worked for Ruddick Corporation and Harris-Teeter Super Markets, Inc., in Charlotte, N.C. (1969-1983) in several management positions. He also served a Vice Chairman and Chairman of the First Union National Bank Board of Directors (1980-1984) on the board of the Southeastern Savings & Loan Co. (1979-1984). McMillan was also Director of the Greater Charlotte Economic Development Council (1981-1982).Back to Top
Note: The papers are roughly in the order they were packed by McMillan's Congressional office. The papers primarily cover McMillan's career as a Congressman from North Carolina (1984-1994). An index by file topic with inventory page reference follows.
Materials related to McMillan's service on the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform.Back to Top
Files on Budget Issues and legislation, including Bentsen Budget, Panetta Budget, Tyson Budget, Penny-Schaffer Budget FY 1995, FY 1995 Republican Budget Proposal, Budget Working Group FY 1995 Health Care, Solomon Budget FY 1995, Motion to Recommit Budget with cuts, Balanced Budget Vote 1994, Penny/Kasich Budget Process Reform, Greenspan Budget, FCC Spectrum Auctions, Clinton Budget Credibility Gap, Expedited Rescissions Act HR 4600, Stenholm/Penny/Kasich Rescission Bill, HR 3266, Emergency Spending Control Act of 1994 #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 123
Files on Medical issues, including Tom Scully Health Care Proposal, Medicare Paying Doctors, Individual Long-term Care Insurance, North Carolina's Movement on Health Care Reform, Clinton's Health Plan's Financial Shortfall, Health Security Act, Domenici Medicare Bill, Alliance for Managed Competition, Clinton's Premiums in Regional Health Alliance, Michel Bill, Gephardt Health Care Bill, Mitchell Bill, Health Care Team-Budget, EBRI Estimates on Social Security and Medicare, Medicaid Costs Growth #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 123
Files on Budget Issues, including Budget Summary and Notes, Budget Resolution Vote, Zero-based Budgeting, Budget- National Economic Committee Recommendations, Budget Proposal to NGCHS, Budget Process NEC, Budget Deficit 1988, Supplemental Appropriations, McMillan Budget Reconciliation Resolution, Bipartisan Task Force Budget FY 1989, Reagan/Congress Budget Difference, Pork Barrel 1987, Fall Agenda 1987, Budget Reconciliation 1987 (Appropriations Task Force), Group Appropriations Task Force 1992, Budget Reconciliation FY 1988, 1987 Debt Limit Ceiling and GRH, Reducing the Deficit Appropriations Task Force #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 124
Files pertaining to Cable, including 1992 Cable Bill, Home Shopping Network, Compulsory License, Dissenting Views, S 12, National Conference of Mayors Views, Markey Bill and amendments, CPSC Reauthorization, Oxley Telco-Mfg Bill, HR 3515 Cooper's Bill restricting RBOC into Information Services, Tauzin Information Service Bill, HR 531 Emerging Telecommunications Act #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 127
Budget Committee files 1991-1993, including Transportation Needs Hearing, Defense-Foreign Policy and Space Hearing, Unemployment Insurance, Fiscal Conditions of State and Local Governments, CBO Spending and Revenue Options, Health Care Costs, RTC Bailout Hearing, Science Funding Priorities, Balanced Budget Hearings 1992, Enhanced Rescission Vote 1992, Darmen Balanced Budget Amendment 1992, Reischauer Balanced Budget Amendment 1992, DOE Mileage Fee, Committee Submissions re: Section 300, Tax Proposals in President's Budget, State and Local Government Issues, Budget Proposals and Labor, Health Reform and Budget Deficit (House Republican Dear Colleague), HHS Budget FY 1993, Defense Budget Options-Les Aspin #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 128
Subject and information files pertaining to Insurance Insolvency, including PIC Guarantee Fund, L/H Guaranty Fund, Insurance Guaranty Fund Hearing, GAO briefing, GAO reports, Association of British Insurers, Commerce Hearing on Banking Bill's Impact on Insurance, Lloyds of London Memos, Geremandi Letter, Post Hilton Head Materials, Hearing on Life Insurance Industry #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 129
Subject and information files pertaining to Telecommunications (Telcom), including Senate Telecommunications Bills, Telecommunications corruption and reform, Telecommunications Bills on the floor, Children's TV and Violence Hearing, North Carolina Cable, MFJ Materials, Fairness Doctrine, NTIA Reauthorization, Telecommunications Markup, Brooks MFJ Bill #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 131
Budget Committee files, including Budget Savings from Appropriations Bill, Budget Conference Resolution, Balanced Budget Amendment Vote, Executive Powers and Balanced Budget-letter to Panetta, Legal issues of Balanced Budget Amendment, Balanced Budget Enforcement, Committee letter in support of Balanced Budget, Options for Budget, Republican Budget Enforcement Bill, Dear Colleague letters, Federal Role in Retirement, Financial Institutions, Economic Status of Children, Mid-Year Review, Budget Challenges of 21st Century, CBO Testimony, Kasich, Pork in 1992 Bills, Defense Spending Reductions, President's Tax Incentive/Growth Package #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 132
Budget Committee Files, including CORE Banking: The Problems with the Budget Committee, Wolf's Tax Fairness Bill, Republican Perspective on Tax Fairness, Luxury Tax, Tax Freedom Day, Corporate Taxes, Santorum/Kasich Budget Proposal, Passive-Loss Issue, Urgent Fiscal Matters Task Force, Citizens Against Public Waste, Budget Reform, Labor/HHS FY 92 Appropriations Files, HR 3298 Farm Credit Bill, 1991 Transportation Bill cost, 1992 Budget files, Defense Department, Budget Hearings, WIC Program, School Meal Program, Costs of Desert Storm, Conference Report, CBO Budget Project #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 133
Budget Committee Files, including 1993 Budget Bills, IRS Rules, Bentsen, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1993, Greenspan, Clinton Budget-Pro and Con, Expedited Rescission Act of 1993, HR 1578 Enhanced Rescission, McMillan/Burton Briefing to New Members, Higher Social Security Taxes, Stockholm Budget Enforcement Entitlement Caps, Debt on Arrival Budget Report, Clinton/Democrat Budget FY 1994, McMillan Budget Bill, Updated Budget Proposals, McMillan Budget Process Reform 1993, Balanced Budget Option, Entitlement Caps as Amendments FY 1994, Entitlement Caps: Meg Greenfield Letter, Republican Budget Reconciliation, Bush's Budget Baselines, 401(K) Rollover Tax Change, Social Security Reform Idea, Clinton's Social Security Tax Proposal, Committee Periodic Updates, Cigarette Tax, Rubin Testimony #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 134
Medical and Health files, including Medicare Outside Proposals, Medical Care Reform, Federal Budget, Health Insurance Reform, McMillan Malpractice, McMillan Speeches and Comments, Task Force Update, Leader's Task Force Action Now Final Markup, Medical Injury Compensation Fairness Act of 1991, Medical Injury Compensation Act of 1993, Leader's Task Force on Health, Action Now, Medical Care/Working, Medical Care Speeches and Statements, Health Care Information #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 135
Budget Committee files, including Budget options: Panetta, Republican & McMillan proposals, News clippings- Budget & Economy (August 1992), Misc. Notes: Balanced Budget Hearings, Tax "Bubble"Explained, BEA ( Budget Enforcement Act)-Original and Comp., Sanford-"Honest Budget Act", Clinton's Economic Plan, Alternative Budget Proposals, Trust Fund Surplus Projection, Entitlement Caps, President's Rescission: An Historical Analysis, Budget: Some Background info of note-Tax Burden, Deficit Sequester Language BEA 1990, Compliance BEA, Budget Implication of Federal Loan Program Reform, Balanced Budget Amendment, Responsible Budget, Committee for a Responsible Budget Forum, Deficit/Growth & Economy, Impact of RTC funding on Budget '93-'94 Economy, Republican Growth Package Spring 1992, Targeted Investment Tax Credit Idea (Dr. Roger Brinner), Capital Gains Tax Reduction '93 Effect- Gulf War #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 138
Appropriations files, including Foreign Affairs Appropriations-Strike Force Team, HUD/Independent Agencies Appropriations, Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary 1988 Appropriations, Transportation Appropriations, Labor-HHS- Appropriations, Treasury/Post Office & General Government, Military Construction Appropriations (Mi/Const Appropriations), Legislative Appropriations, D.C. Appropriations, Interior Appropriations, Energy & Water Appropriations, Meat-Ax Article- Appropriations Task Force #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 140
Budget Issues files, including Budget Issues 100th Congress, Budget Task Force, Appropriations Task Force, Tauke-Penny Group Meeting re: National Econ. Comm. Proposal FY 1990, Budget Task Force Proposal to National Economic Commission, Republican "Non-Budget" Budget-Michel, Democratic Budget, Budget, 59 Months-Economic Expansion Press Conf. 10/1/87, Latest Round/ Deficit, H. Con. Res 102 (1992 Group budget-McMillan Extension), Government Spending and Deficit (GNP Growth) as of October 1, 1987, Continuing Resolution, Gramm-Rudman Fix, Ad Hoc Meat-Ax Appropriations Task Force, HUD Appropriations, H. Con. Res 93 FY '88 Budget (McMillan), Labor/HHS/Educ. Amendments, HR Labor/HHS Appropriations FY '88, Treasury Appropriations, Military Construction Appropriations, Transportation Appropriations, Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary Appropriations, HUD/Independent Agencies Appropriations, Legislative Branch Appropriations, D.C. Appropriations, Interior Appropriations, Conference Report: Supplemental Appropriations, Miscellaneous Materials #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 143
1984 Campaign Files information (including 1985) including Campaign Correspondence, D.G. Martin Position Papers, Campaign Organization, Precinct Organization, Campaign Organization and Mailing lists, Precinct Maps, Republican Party Organization, U.S. Postal Service, Finance Prospect Worksheet-McMillan for Congress, Special Interest Group Letters, Congratulatory Notes (Primary - May 1984), Finance Committee, Letters to the Editor, Positions and Issues, Questionnaires (positions on issues), Special Groups Mailings, Receptions, Various Campaign Forms and Releases, Calendar #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 145
1984 Campaign Issues files including Issue File Index, Questionnaires, Budget, Budgetary Issues, Grace Commission, Deficit, Defense Budget, Balanced Budget Amendment, Civil Rights, Harris Teeter Civil Rights, Economy, Education, School Prayer, Defense Issues, Foreign Affairs, Central America, Granada, Middle East, Israel, Soviet Union, Agriculture, Congressional Pay, Constitutional Convention, District Issues, Textile Industry, PAC Issues, Political Campaign Finance, North Carolina Policy Council, Military (Draft, etc.), Social Security, Immigration, Private Sector, Healthcare/Welfare, Welfare Reform, Elderly, Unemployment, Human Services Reform, Special Issue Groups, MADD, Tax Issues, Tobacco, Veterans #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 146
General Campaign files including Transcripts of Joint Appearances with D.G. Martin, Campaign Letters and Forms, Elections Board, Letters to Editors, Mac Pac, Opposition Info, Radio/TV Commercials, Precinct Info, 1984 Campaign Organization, Campaign Debt, Primary, Election Results, Questionnaires, Speeches, Advertising Issues, Newt Gingrich, Jack Kemp, Press Releases, Position notes #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 147
1984 Campaign files including Press Conference, Speeches, Ninth District Survey, Campaign Appearances and Activities, Mac Pac, Campaign Organization, Endorsements, Advertising, McMillan and Reagan, Questionnaires, Campaign Correspondence, Women's Issues, Letters to the Editor Program, Position Papers, Biography, Medicare, McMillan/Martin Debate information #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 148
1984 Campaign Files including Budget, Brochure, Campaign Correspondence, Voter Groups, Media information, Newt Gingrich, Jesse Helms, Outgoing Correspondence, Surveys and Questionnaires, Economic issues, Ronald Reagan, Editorials/Press Releases #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 149
1986 Campaign Files including 1986 Campaign Notebook, Advertising, Advisory Committee, Budget, Consultants, Debates, Election Data, Endorsements, Finance Committee, Fundraising, PAC's, General Correspondence, Gun Control, Election Materials #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 150
1986 Campaign Files including files centering on Mecklenburg as a Precinct, Letters to Editor, Mac PAC, Newsletters, Opposition Information, Polls, Press, Questionnaires, SANE, Special Events, Speeches, Steering Committee, Financial, Voting Results/Ratings #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 151
1988 Campaign Files including Correspondence, Opponent information, Election results, Newsclippings, Media Consultant, 1988 Polls, Finance Plans, Buck Well Spent Club, Election Day info/organization, Campaign organization, Republican Strategy, PAC Events, Advertising, Advisory Committee/Members, Consultants, Endorsements, Finance Committee, Mecklenburg Organization #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 153
1988 Campaign Files including Mecklenburg Organization, Opposition information, Campaign Organization, Correspondence, Polls, Press, Campaign Notebook, Questionnaires, Scheduling, Campaign Financial/Precinct Information, Special Events, Steering Committee, Treasurer files, Republican National Convention (August 15-18, 1988), Presidential Campaign #04741, Series: "J. Alex McMillan Papers, 1984-1994." Box 154
The photographs in the collection include miscellaneous photos of Alex McMillan throughout his term of office, including some official campaign photographs. Subjects and persons in photographs are not reflected in the inventory index.
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Audio-Visual materials for this collection consists of audio tape, both reel to reel and cassette tape, and video tape on VHS. T-4741/1-19 are reel to reel tapes. Video tapes, from VT-4741/1 to VT-4741/59, consist of news reports including or about Congressman Alex McMillan. These audio and video tapes are not reflected in the inventory index.
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