Donald Martin Miller

19 January 1924–19 July 1996 (Age 72)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Donald Martin

When Donald Martin Miller was born on 19 January 1924, in Ohio, United States, his father, Arthur Martin Miller, was 44 and his mother, Nevada Mira Snyder, was 31. He married Pauline Bernice Sparr on 25 February 1944, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Prairie Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 July 1996, in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Big Prairie, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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Donald Martin Miller
Pauline Bernice Sparr
Marriage: 25 February 1944
Paul Martin Miller

Spouse and Children

25 February 1944
Wayne, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Earl Snyder Miller


    Paul Wilbert Miller


    Homer Lister Miller



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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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 en la familia de Arthur Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Miller in household of Arthur Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Miller in household of Arthur Miller, "United States Census, 1940"

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