James Miller (1890 - 1970)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

James Miller’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of James so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit James’s biography.

James Miller Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of James Miller and his immediate Miller family. Add to James Miller's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for James.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of James Miller? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did James finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did James attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what James did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if James Miller is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add James's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add James's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was James a religious man? Add James’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of James during various points of his life.

Timeline

1890 - In the year that James Miller was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

1898 - James was only 8 years old when on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

1924 - He was 34 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1960 - James was 70 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

1970 - In the year of James Miller's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

James Miller Family Tree

Who was James’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share James’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

James's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
James Miller
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from James's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of James Miller is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

James Miller passed away in May 1970 at 79 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for James. He was born on September 2, 1890. There is no information about James's family. We know that James Miller had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

What do you remember about James Miller? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that James is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of James Miller

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources