Biography of George C. Miller
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Miller, George C., deceased, was born in Newark, N. J., October 6, 1858. He was a son of Christian and Elizabeth (Muiller) Miller, both natives of Germany, who emigrated to America when young and settled in New Jersey. Mr. Miller is proprietor of a large sha manufacturing establishment at Newark. Mrs. Miller died in 1888. George C. was reared and educated in Newark. He commenced his business career with his father in the shoe business, and in 1885 he engaged in the sale of shoes, having one of the largest and finest retail stores in Newark. This business he continued until the summer of 1895; not enjoying good health he came to Sand Lake and purchased the paper mill. He had only just embarked in the new business when he was killed by a runaway horse. His death occurred October 2, 1895. In 1887 he married Catherine, daughter of William C. and Elizabeth Brown; he was a native of Connecticut and she of New York. To Mr. and Mrs. Miller have been born two sons and two daughters: Ruth, Kenneth, George C. and Catherine. Since the death of her husband Mrs. Miller has carried on the business of manufacturing tissue paper. She gives employment to from twelve to fifteen people.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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