JOSEPH C. MILLER.
Among the men who have developed the mining interests of Jasper county, Missouri, none is better or more favorably
known than the well known prospector and miner whose name appears above. Mr. Miller is a native of Macon county,
Illinois, a son of Reason Miller, who was a pioneer in that part of the state from Ohio. He came to Jasper county
eighteen years ago, and during most of the time that has elapsed since then he has been mining and prospecting
on his own account. He helped to open up the Stewart mill and is now operating the Miller & Company mine on
the Eleventh Hour lease, formerly the Stewart mine, which is the most famous mine in this district, more than one
million dollars having been taken out of it in twelve years. During the past five years it has been under the management
of Mr. Miller, who has developed it into a very valuable property.
Mr. Miller was married in Jasper county, Missouri, to Miss Agnes Tyler, a native of the state of Illinois, in 1888.
She died in 1898, leaving three children, Herbert F., Price M. and Edwin T. Mr. Miller is a member of the Ancient
Order of United Workmen. He takes an intelligent interest in public affairs and is recognized as a public spirited
and helpful citizen, who has done his full share for the advancement of every worthy local interest.
The Biographical History of Jasper County, Missouri
By Hon. Malcolm G. McGregor
The Lewis Publishing Co.
Jasper County, MO
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