David Alexander Miller

18 April 1892–11 November 1954 (Age 62)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of David Alexander

When David Alexander Miller was born on 18 April 1892, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Alexander Miller, was 26 and his mother, Jane Williams, was 25. He married Esther C Holmes on 19 September 1925, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 11 November 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62.

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David Alexander Miller
Esther C Holmes
Marriage: 19 September 1925

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19 September 1925
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 2

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

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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  • David Miller in household of Robert Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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