Donald Junior MIller

29 June 1929–30 December 1980 (Age 51)
Grover, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Donald Junior

When Donald Junior MIller was born on 29 June 1929, in Grover, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, his father, Alexander Miller, was 24 and his mother, Emma Leone Hinck, was 19. He married Dorothy Alice Finnicum on 21 June 1959, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States. He lived in Election District 11, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 December 1980, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Donald Junior MIller
Dorothy Alice Finnicum
Marriage: 21 June 1959

Spouse and Children

21 June 1959
Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Miller





World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

Age 5

In 1933 the funds were obtained to start building a reservoir at the Pineview site. President Roosevelt then authorized the Ogden River Project on November 16, 1935 and was supervised and fully funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 15

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Donald Miller Jr. in household of Alex Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald J Miller in household of Alexander Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald J Miller, "Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015"

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