Leland W Miller

3 February 1893–27 February 1953 (Age 60)
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life of Leland W

When Leland W Miller was born on 3 February 1893, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, his father, Albert C Miller, was 36 and his mother, Mary Esther Wood, was 33. He married Ida Mae Sale on 27 June 1917, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Los Angeles Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 27 February 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Leland W Miller
Ida Mae Sale
Marriage: 27 June 1917
Robert Lee Miller

Spouse and Children

27 June 1917
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States


    Robert Lee Miller


Parents and Siblings

    Albert C Miller


    Mary Esther Wood




    Virgil Miller


    Frank Virgil Miller



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari ( see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Leland Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leland W Miller in household of Albert Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leland W Miller in household of A C Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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