Railway Officials in America 1906

Surname Miller

Navagation


Miller, A. S. General Manager Ashland & Western Rd. Office Ashland, O.

Born May 15, 1863, at Gallon, O. Educated in the common schools and at high school at Millersburg, O. Entered railway service 1880 as operator in dispatcher's office Cleveland Akron & Columbus Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1880 to 1883, press operator Western Union Telegraph Co. at Akron, O.; 1884 to 1893, stenographer, rate clerk and chief clerk traffic department Cleveland Akron & Columbus Ry; 1893 to 1896, division freight and passenger agent Northern Ohio Ry at Akron. O.; 1896 to 1900, in traffic department Erie Rd and Baltimore & Ohio Rd; 1900 to date, general manager Ashland & Western Rd.

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Miller, Charles D., Auditor Columbia Newberry & Laurens Rd. Office Columbia, S. C.

Born Nov. 14, 1869. Educated in the common schools. Entered railway service 1895 as switchman Atlantic Coast Line, since which he has been consecutively baggagemaster, billing clerk, ticket agent, clerk auditor's office, car accountant, acting auditor, and is now auditor Columbia Newberry & Laurens Rd.

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Miller, Charles W., Ex-General Freight and Passenger Agent Pacific Coast Co.

Born Oct. 20, 1865. Entered railway service 1882 as telegraph operator Buffalo New York & Philadelphia Ry, since which he has been consecutively Nov. 1882 to Oct. 1886, telegraph operator Pennsylvania Rd; Oct. 1886 to April 1887, telegraph operator and timekeeper Chicago & Northwestern Ry; April 1887 to Aug. 1890, clerk and station agent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd; Aug. 1890 to June 1893, operator and agent Northern Pacific Rd; June 1893 to March 1897, agent Great Northern Ry; March 1897 to June 1900. chief clerk to general freight and passenger agent Pacific Coast Co.; June 1900 to May 1903, general freight and passenger agent same company and assistant general agent Pacific Coast Steamship Co.

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Miller. Darius, First Vice-President Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry. Office Chicago, Ill.

Born April 3, 1859, at Princeton, Ill. Entered railway service Nov. 1877, since which he has been consecutively to June 1880, stenographer in general freight office Michigan Central Rd.; June 1880 to Feb. 1881, clerk in general freight office St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry; Feb. 1881 to. Oct. 1883, chief clerk to general manager Memphis & Little :Rock Rd; Oct. 8, 1883, to June 1, 1887, general freight and ticket agent same road; June 1887 to July 1889, general freight and passenger agent St. Louis Arkansas & Texas Ry; July 1, 1889, to Dec. 15, 1890, traffic manager same road; Dec. 15, 1890, to May 20, 1893, traffic manager Queen & Crescent Route; May 20, 1893, to Sept. 1, 1896, traffic manager Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry; Sept. 1, 1896, to Nov. 15, 1898, vice-president same road; Nov. 15, 1898, to Dec. 31, 1901, second vice-president Great Northern Ry; Jan. 1, 1902, to date, first vice-president Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry.

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Miller, Edward R., Ex-General Manager Licking River Rd.

Born Sept. 11, 1878, at Fort Wayne, Ind. Graduate of Fort Wayne (Ind.) high school. Entered railway service 1899 as auditor Licking River Rd, since which he has been consecutively to June 1903, superintendent; June 1903 to Nov. 1905, general manager same road.

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Miller, Eli A., Superintendent Motive Power New York Chicago & St. Louis Rd. Office Cleveland, O.

Born May 1, 1847, in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service 1865, since which he has been consecutively to 1866, laborer and helper Cleveland & Pittsburg Rd; 1866 to 1871, machinist apprentice and machinist Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry at Dennison, O.; 1871 to 1873, machinist Louisville & Nashville Rd at Bowling Green, Ky.; 1873 to 1880, foreman Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry at Dennison, O.; 1830 to 1882, roundhouse foreman same road at Columbus, O.; 1882 to May 1, 1905, master mechanic New York Chicago & St. Louis Rd at Conneaut, O.; May 1, 1905, to date, superintendent motive power same road.

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Miller, Frederick A., General Passenger Agent Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Office Chicago, Ill.

Born April 10, 1858, at Harford, Pa. Entered railway service Aug. 1874, since which he has been consecutively to 1878, cashier and ticket seller at Cairo, Ill., freight and ticket agent and clerk general freight and passenger office Cairo & Vincennes Rd, now a part of the Big Pour System; 1873 to 1882, general passenger agent same road; 1882 to 1833, union ticket agent Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry. St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Rd and Mobile & Ohio Rd at Cairo, Ill.; 1883 to 1885, clerk general passenger department Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry; 1885 to 1887, general agent same road at Chicago; 1887 to Oct. 15, 1900, assistant general passenger agent, and Oct. 15, 1900, to date, general passenger agent same road.

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Miller, George A., Superintendent Motive Power and Machinery Florida East Coast Ry. Office St. Augustine, Fla.

Born Jan. 29; 1856, at Danvers, Mass. Entered railway service 1874, since which he has been consecutively to 1878, machinist apprentice Boston & Providence Rd; 1878 to 1881, machinist with various manufacturing firms; Dec. 1881 to 1883, machinist New York & New England Rd; 1883, gang boss Norwich & Worcester shops; two years foreman railroad shops at Jacksonville, Fla.; eight years general foreman shops at Palatka, Fla.; Sept. 1892 to Feb. 1895, general foreman shops Jacksonville St. Augustine & Indian River Ry, now the Florida East Coast Ry; Feb. to Nov. 16, 1895, acting master mechanic, and Nov. 16, 1895, to Oct. 8, 1902, master mechanic same road; Oct. 8, 1902, to date, superintendent motive power and machinery same road.

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Miller, Halden, Freight Traffic Manager Mobile & Ohio Rd. Office Mobile, Ala.

Entered railway service May 1883, since which he has been consecutively to Jan. 1885, in local freight office Louisville & Nashville Rd at Louisville, Ky.; Jan. 1885 to Dec. 1887, in general freight office, and Dec. 1887 to Feb. 1, 1890, chief clerk general freight office same road at Montgomery, Ala.; Feb. 1, 1890, to July 1892, general freight and passenger agent Alabama Midland Ry; July 1 to Nov. 1, 1892, division freight and passenger agent same road; Nov. 1, 1892, to Sept. 1, 1894, general freight agent Georgia Pacific division Richmond & Danville Rd; Sept. 1, 1894, to Nov. 1, 1895, division freight agent Southern Ry in charge of the Georgia Pacific division; Nov. 1, 1895, to Nov. 1, 1895, assistant general freight agent Southern Ry, in charge of the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth traffic divisions; Nov. 1, 1898, to April 1, 1905, general freight agent Mobile & Ohio Rd; April 1, 1905, to date, freight traffic manager same road.

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Miller, Henry, General Manager Wabash Rd. Office St. Louis, Mo.

Born Feb. 23, 1863, at Hannibal, Mo. Entered railway service 187S as boilermaker's apprentice Hannibal & St. Joseph Rd. since which he has been consecutively 1879 to 1883, switchman, and 1883 to 1890, yardmaster same road; 1890 to 1892, trainmaster St. Louis Keokuk & Northwestern Rd; 1892 to May 1902, assistant superintendent same road; also assistant superintendent Chicago Burlington & Kansas City Ry; in 1891 and 1892 was also trainmaster Hannibal & St. Joseph Rd; May 1902 to Jan. 15, 1903, superintendent St. Louis Keokuk & Northwestem Rd and Chicago Burlington & Kansas City Ry; Jan. 15, 1903, to July 1. 1904, general superintendent same roads and Kansas City St. Joseph & Council Bluffs Rd; July 1, 1904, to May 1, 1905, general superintendent Iowa district Chicago BurIington & Quincy Ry; May 1, 1905, to date, general manager Wabash Rd.

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Miller, H. I., Vice-President and General Manager Chicago & Eastern Illinois Rd and Vice-President Evansville & Terre Haute and Evansville & Indianapolis Rds and Evansville Belt Ry. Office Chicago, Ill.

From Oct. 1880 to Sept. 1888, held various positions in transportation, maintenance and construction departments; Sept. 1888 to March 1890, superintendent Richmond division Pennsylvania Lines; March 1890 to. April 1894, superintendent Louisville division same lines; April 1894 to June 1901, superintendent main line Terre Haute & Indianapolis Rd (Vandalia. Line); June 1901 to Dec. 1903, general manager same road; Dec. 1903 to March 1905, general manager Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry; March 1905 to date, second vice-president and general manager Chicago & Eastern Illinois Rd and vice-president Evansville & Terre Haute and Evansville & Indianapolis Rds and Evansville Belt Ry.

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Miller, Henry Watkins, Assistant to First Vice-President Southern Ry. Office Raleigh, N. C.

Born Aug. 8, 1868, at Raleigh, N. C. Educated in the public and at private schools at Raleigh, N. C. Entered railway service Oct. 1, 1885, as loading clerk local freight depot and as relief telegraph operator Richmond & Danville Rd, since which he has been consecutively to July 1, 1887, billing clerk and chief clerk at station same road; July 1, 1887, to Sept. 1, 1888, rate clerk in division freight office; Sept. 1, 1888, to July 1, 1893; chief clerk and secretary to third vice-president same road; July 1, 1893, to 1894, secretary to second vice-president Southern Ry, successor to the Richmond & Danville Rd; 1894 to Dec. 1, 1901, secretary to first vice-president same road; Dec. 1, 1901, to date, assistant to vice-president same road; is also president Durham Union Station Co. and secretary of the various subsidiary lines of the Southern Ry.

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Miller, Jacob William, Second Vice-President and General Manager New England Navigation Co. and Old Colony Steamboat Co. Office New York, N. Y.

Born June 1, 1847, at Morristown, N. J. Graduated from U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., 1867; from 1872 to autumn of 1873, in charge hydrographic work on the San Juan River, Central America, in connection with Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal surveys. Entered railway service 1882, since which he has been consecutively to May 1, 1886, vicepresident and general manager St. Louis Fort Scott & Wichita Rd; May 1, 1886, to April 1892, general manager New York Providence & Boston Rd and Providence & Stonington Steamship Co.; April 1, 1892, to Aug. 1892, second vice-president New York New Haven & Hartford Rd; in May 1889 was elected president Providence & Stonington Steamship Co. and is now second vice-president and general manager New England Navigation Co., Old Colony Steamboat Co. and president Newport & Wickford Rd & Steamboat Co.

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Miller, James G., Secretary Detroit Union Rd Depot & Station Co. Office Detroit, Mich.

Born Sept. 11, 1851, at Ypsilanti, Mich. Entered railway service 1877 as secretary. Detroit Union Rd Depot & StatIon Co., which position he now holds.

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Miller, Jeff N., Vice-President and General Manager St. Louis Brownsville & Mexico Ry. Office Kingsville, Tex.

Born May 6, 1858, at Allentown, Pa. Entered railway service 1869 as office boy Cincinnati. Hamilton & Dayton Ry, since which he has been consecutively telegraph operator and agent same road; 1879 to 1892, secretary to president and assistant to general manager Texas & Pacific Ry; Feb. 1892 to Feb. 1896, general manager Pecos Valley Ry and Pecos River Rd; Feb. 1896 to Feb. 1897, out of service; Feb. 1897 to Aug. 31, 1901, assistant to general manager and chief clerk to vice-president Houston & Texas Central Rd; Aug. 31, 1901, to June 1, 1904, manager same road; June 1, 1904, to date, vice-president and general manager St. Louis Brownsville & Mexico Ry.

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Miller, John F., Vice-President Cleveland Akron & Columbus Ry. Office Akron.

Born July 16, 1830, at Ithaca, N. Y. Educated in the common schools and at the Mount Hesper Academy in Ohio. Entered railway service in 1850, since which he has been consecutively to 1851. carpenter Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Ry (Bee Line); 1851 to 1854, freight brakeman and freight conductor same road; 1854 to 1856, freight conductor and passenger conductor Central Ohio Rd. now a part of the Baltimore & Ohio System; 1856 to 1859, passenger conductor Columbus & Steubenville Rd. now a part of the Pittsburg division of the Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry; 1859 to 1862, In charge of terminals at Cleveland, O., for all yards except Cleveland & Pittsburg Rd, including Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Rd, Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Ry and Cleveland & Toledo Ry; 1862 to 1863, passenger conductor Little Miami Rd, now a part of the Pennsylvania Lines; 1863 to 1864, assistant trainmaster same road; 1864 to 1885, superintendent Chicago St. Louis & Pittsburg Rd., now a part of the Pennsylvania Lines; 1885 to Jan. 1, 1901, general superintendent Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburg (Southwest system) at Columbus, O.; retired from the last named position under the provisions of the pension plan of the Pennsylvania Lines; Jan. 1, 1901, to date, vice-president Cleveland Akron & Columbus Ry; April 1, 1901, to July 1, 1905, also National commissioner Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission.

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Miller, John L., District Passenger Agent Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office Dayton, O.

Born June 15, 1855, at Dayton, O. Graduated from Dayton high school 1875. Entered railway service 1875, since which he has been consecutively to March 1, 1881, chief clerk to auditor and general passenger agent Dayton & Union Ry; March 1, 1881, to Jan. 1, 1905, traveling passenger agent Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Ry and its successor, the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry; Jan. 1, 1905, to date, district passenger agent same road at Dayton, O.

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Miller, Leverett S., General Manager Central New England Ry. Office Hartford, Conn.

Born May 23, 1863, at New York, N. Y. Educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, N. Y. Entered railway service 1885 as assistant engineer Denver Utah & Pacific Rd. since which he has been consecutively summer of 1886 and winter of 1887, assistant engineer Colorado Rd Co. (C. B. & Q.); spring to fall of 1887, chief engineer Eastern Alabama Rd; March 1888 to Nov. 1889, assistant engineer construction Thames River bridge at New London, Conn.; Nov. 1889 to Feb. 1890, assistant engineer New York Providence & Boston Rd.; Feb. 1890 to Oct. 1890, assistant superintendent same road; Oct. 1890 to Dec. 1890, chief engineer St. Paul & Duluth Rd.; Dec. 1890 to Feb. 1, 1898, assistant general manager and chief engineer same road; May 17 to Sept. 28, 1895, also co-receiver Central Washington Rd.; Feb. 1, 1898, to Oct. 6, 1900, general manager Seattle & International Ry; Nov. 1, 1900, to June 1, 1901, assistant to president Erie Ed; Feb. 15, 1902, to Jan. 1, 1903, general manager Tennessee Central Rd and Tennessee Construction Co.; Feb. 15, 1904, to date, general manager Central New England. Ry.

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Miller, Nelson D., Chief Engineer Portland & Seattle Ry. Office Vancouver, Wash.

Born June 25, 1845, near Vernon, Vt. Entered railway service 1863, since which he has been consecutively to 1864, rodman Minnesota Ed; 1864 to 1870, assistant engineer Lake Superior & Mississippi Rd; 1870 to 1871, U. S. Government land. surveys; 1871 to 1872. assistant engineer St. paul & Pacific Rd.; 1873 to 1877, surveys U. S. land, U. S. harbor improvements North Wisconsin and Hudson & River Falls Rds, etc.; 1877, assistant engineer St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry; 1878. assistant engineer St. Paul & Duluth Rd; April 1879 to Jan. 1885, assistant engineer in charge location and maintenance bridges and buildings St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry, now the Great Northern Ry Line; Jan. 1885 to Jan. 1895, chief engineer same road; Jan. 1893 to Jan. 1895. also chief engineer Montana Central Ry; June 1898 to April 1899, chief engineer Great Northern Ry; 1899, chief engineer Kootenay Valley Ry at Bonners Ferry, Idaho; in 1903 and 1904 was chief engineer Newton & Northwestern Rd.; Sept. 1905 to date, chief engineer Portland & Seattle Ry.

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Miller, Ralph Verner, Superintendent Southwestern Division St. Louis & San Francisco Rd. Office Sapulpa, Ind. Ter.

Born March 13, 1867. Graduated. from high school at Nineveh, Ind., 1883. Entered railway service 1884 as messenger in local freight office Indiana Bloomington & Western Rd at Indianapolis, Ind., since which he has been consecutively to 1886, clerk and locomotive fireman same road; 1886 to March 1888, with Union Pacific Ry at Kansas City, Mo., as stenographer to division superintendent and local freight agent; March 1883 to June 1892, stenographer in office of comptroller Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis Rd; June 1892 to Oct. 1894, chief clerk to superintendent terminals same road at Memphis, Tenn.; Oct. 1894 to Jan. 1897, chief clerk to general superintendent same road at Kansas City, Mo.; Jan. 1897 to Jan. 1, 1901, trainmaster same road at Fort Scott, Kan.; Jan. 1, 1901, to July 1901, superintendent Kansas City district same road, including Kansas City terminals and Kansas City Clinton & Springfield Ry; July 1901 to July 1, 1903, superintendent terminals St. Louis & San Francisco Rd at Kansas City, Mo.; July 1 to Dec. 1, 1903, acting superintendent Northern division same road at Fort Scott, Kan.; Dec. 1, 1903, to May 15, 1904, assistant to second vice president; May 15 to Oct. 1904, superintendent River division at Cape Girardeau, Mo.; Oct. 1904 to date, superintendent Southwestern division same road at Sapulpa, I. T.

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Miller, Richard Benjamin, General Freight Agent Oregon Rd & Navigation Co. and Southern Pacific Co.'s Lines in Oregon. Office Portland. Ore. Born April 8, 1870, at Silver City. Idaho.

Entered railway service 1886 as office boy Oregon Ry & Navigation Co., since which be has been consecutively Oct. 1, 1897, to Sept. 1, 1901, assistant general freight agent same company; Sept. 1, 1901, to May 15, 1902, general freight and passenger agent Southern Pacific Company's lines in Oregon; May 15, 1902, to date, general freight agent Oregon Rd & Navigation Co.; Sept. 15, 1905, to date, also general freight agent Southern Pacific Company's lines in Oregon.

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Miller, Richard Williams, Vice_President and Traffic Manager Eastern Texas Rd Co. Office Lufkin, Tex.

Born March 26, 1872, at Greensborough, Pa. Educated in high school at Augusta, Kan., and at Kansas City Business University 1891. Entered railway service 1894 as chief clerk and secretary to general manager Weatherford Mineral Wells & Northwestern Ry, since which he has been consecutively Sept. 1896 to Jan. 1, 1897, private secretary to general freight and passenger agent Georgia & Alabama Ry at Savannah, Ga.; Jan. 1, 1897, to July 15, 1898, soliciting freight agent Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry at Galveston, Tex.; July 15, 1898, to Sept. 1, 1900, traveling freight and passenger agent Houston East & West Texas Ry at Dallas, Tex.; Sept. 1, 1900, to Aug. 1902, commercial agent same road at Houston, Tex.; Aug. to Oct. 1, 1902, general freight and passenger agent Eastern Texas Rd; Oct. 1, 1902, to date, vicepresident and traffic manager same road.

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Miller, Robert, Ex-Superintendent Motive Power and Equipment Michigan Central Rd. Address Detroit, Mich.

Born April 18, 1840, at Ithaca, N. Y. Entered railway service 1859, since which he has been consecutively to 1862 journeymari in car shops Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd; 1862 to 1865, in the army; 1865 to June 1, 1876, foreman erecting shop Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd; June 7, 1876, to April 14, 1884, master car builder in charge buildings and water works Michigan Central Rd; April 14, 1884, to Sept. 6, 1890, assistant general superintendent; Sept. 6, 1890, to April 1896, general superintendent same road, and April 1896 to Feb. 1900, superintendent motive power and equipment same road.

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Miller, Roswell, Chairman of Board Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Office New York, N. Y.

Previous to May 1882, was secretary and general superintendent successively Cairo & Vincennes Rd; May 1882 to April 1883, second vice-president and treasurer Chicago & Western Indiana Rd; April 1883 to March 1884, assistant to general manager Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry; March 1884 to April 1885, assistant general manager; April 1885 to May 1888, general manager; May 1888 to June 1890, president and general manager; June 1890 to Sept. 1899, president; Sept. 1899 to date, chairman board of directors same road.

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Miller, Samuel W., Master Mechanic Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office Columbus, O.

Born Dec. 17, 1867, at New York, N. Y. Educated at Stevens Institute of Technology, class of 1887. Entered railway service Aug. 1887, since which he has been consecutively to Nov. 1889, special apprentice Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry, now the Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry; Nov. 1889 to June 1890, fireman; June 1890 to Feb. 1896, special work, drafting, etc.; Feb. 1896 to Aug. 1899, assistant to superintendent motive power; Aug. 1899 to April 1900, general foreman Dennison shops; April 4, 1900, to Jan. 1901. assistant master mechanic Indianapolis shops; Jan. 1901 to March 1, 1903, master mechanic same shops; March to Aug. 1903, master mechanic Logansport shops; Aug. 1903 to date, master mechanic Columbus shops; entire service with Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry and its successor, the Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.

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Miller, Winlock W., Assistant General Freight Agent Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry. Office Kansas City, Mo.

Born June 17, 1865, at Cairo, Ill. Entered railway service 1883 as clerk local freight office Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry and St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Rd at Cairo, Ill., since which he has been consecutively clerk general freight office St. Louis Arkansas & Texas Ry at Texarkana, Tex., messenger Pacific Express Co., and to March 1, 1893, clerk general freight office Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry at Sedalia, Mo., and St. Louis, Mo.; March 1, 1893, to Sept. 1, 1896, commercial agent Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry at Kansas City, Mo.; Sept. 1, 1896 to Nov. 1. 1900, general livestock agent same road at Fort Worth, Tex.; Nov. 1, 1900, to May 1901, assistant general freight agent same road at Chicago, Ill.; May 1901 to Feb. 1902, general southwestern freight agent Kansas City Stock Yards Co. at Ft. Worth, Tex.; Feb. 1902 to date, assistant general freight agent Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry at Kansas City, Mo.




Source:
The Biographical Directory of
the Railway Officials of America
Edition of 1906
Edited and compiled by T. Addison Busbey
Associate Editor The Railway Age.
Chicago 1906

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