A longtime resident of the Town of Elmira.

Born and raised in Elmira, Dr. Cornelius “Neil” Milliken has served as Chemung County’s 7th District Legislator since 2012. He graduated from local elementary school, Notre Dame High School and Corning Community College, then went on to attend the University of Scranton and the Georgetown University School of Dentistry.

Neil is a longtime resident of the Town of Elmira. He married his high school sweetheart, Kathryn “Kathy” Davis, and raised four children in their West Elmira home. Kathy is now retired from a career in Special Education from the Elmira City School District.

Neil has maintained a practice in General Dentistry on West Water Street since 1987, currently one of the oldest businesses in the Town of Elmira. The office building’s historic location was once the original Town Hall and housed the West Elmira library.