Dr. Edward Clarence Miller (1886 - 1980)

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Dr. Edward is my 3rd Great Grand Uncle. He became a chiropractor in Michigan.

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Birth


Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas United States

Death


Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas United States
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Cause of death

Heart Failure

Burial / Funeral

at Cannon Cemetery,
7018 State Hwy 121, Van Alstyne, Texas United States

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Meadowbrook Care Center,
632 Windsor Dr, Van Alstyne, Texas United States

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Father: Jacob Warren Miller
Siblings: John Clinton Miller, James William Miller, Esther Miller, and Jacob Almorine Miller

Education

Cannon school house, Michigan Chiropractor College

Professions

farm labor, chiropractor,

Military Service

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Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

German

Nationality

American

Religion

Baptist

Gender

Male

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1886 - In the year that Dr. Edward Clarence Miller was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

1925 - When he was 39 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1928 - At the age of 42 years old, Edward was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1949 - Edward was 63 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1980 - In the year of Dr. Edward Clarence Miller's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Dr. Edward Clarence Miller passed away on November 29, 1980 in Van Alstyne, Texas at age 94. His family lists the cause of death as: heart Failure. He was buried in Cannon Cemetery, Van Alstyne, Texas. Edward was born around June 26, 1886 in Van Alstyne, Texas. He was born to Jacob Warren Miller, with siblings John, James, Esther, and Jacob.

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