Daniel Miller

Harrisburg City Treasurer


Daniel was the first out LGBTQ+ person elected in Harrisburg!


Dan Miller is a retired CPA. In 1990 he was fired for being gay. His case was national news and best documented in the June 13, 1994 issue of the New Yorker magazine. He is married to Carl Bechdel (33 yrs) and has two grown children. In 2005, he became the first openly gay elected official in Harrisburg PA. He was elected to City Council, City Controller and City Treasurer. Dan is a long time gay rights activist. He also has worked to correct a difficult financial situation involving bankruptcy/insolvency in Harrisburg.