Richard M. Miller

29 November 1925–15 June 1955 (Age 29)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Richard M.

When Richard M. Miller was born on 29 November 1925, in Iowa, United States, his father, Willis Wayne Miller, was 23 and his mother, Hazel Mildred Bell, was 19. He lived in West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States in 1930 and West Bend Township, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 15 June 1955, at the age of 29, and was buried in West Bend, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willis Wayne Miller
1902–1975
Hazel Mildred Bell
1906–1985
Herbert Willis Miller
1924–2006
Richard M. Miller
1925–1955
Bernard Dean Miller
1931–1984

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 9

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

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)

  • Richard Miller in household of Willis Wayne Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard M Miller in household of Willis W Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Merle Miller, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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