Anthony Mills was born at Bowling Field Air Force Base, Washington D.C. on October 1, 1951 to an Army Motor Pool Sergeant who was stationed at the Pentagon. He attend for three and a half years the parochial school and parish, “Our Lady Queen of Peace,” located in South-East Washington. After that his education continued with military dependent and public schools. He eventually graduated from Sonoma State College located at Rohnert Park, California. – For eight years after high school Mills supported himself with various occupations as he was also a professional student with degrees in Political Science and Economics.
His mother was native of Budapest, Hungary who escaped on the last train that departed the Hungarian Capitol hours before the arrival of the Soviet Army. While thus dislocated in Bavaria, Germany, his parents met.
Mills is the third of his parents four children. After a European tour, the family relocated to Vallejo, California here he resides to this day. Mills is a long term employee of Military Sealift Command. Due to the Hatch Act he is on administrative leave which allows he to run for Congress.
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