Kenneth McMillan (married in 1938; he was a Municipal Judge; he died in 1970, while she was still in office); Widow
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She moved to Austin, Minnesota in 1945.
She was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. (Minneapolis Star, May 15, 1974; and Minnesota Legislative Commission on the Economic Status of Women)
"She was a DFLer." (Obituary, Rochester Post-Bulletin, January 30, 1984).
She was the second woman to chair a legislative committee in Minnesota history (MNopedia).
Mower County named March 18, 1975, "Helen E. McMillan Recognition Day." She was awarded a plaque by Governor Wendell Anderson at a dinner held in her honor that day (MNopedia).
She had been President of the Minnesota League of Women Voters.
She died at St. Mark's Lutheran Home in Austin, Minnesota. Her funeral was held at St. Mark's Lutheran Home in Austin, Minnesota.