Joseph Miller

Joseph Miller

ROSE HILL CEMETERY TOUR 2008

Joseph Miller

July 31, 1888-April 5, 1970

 

Joseph Miller

Born July 31, 1888 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas, Joseph Miller graduated from Ouachita College in Mathematics and met his future wife Geraldine Busby at Ouachita. He began his educational career as a principal in Hugo, Oklahoma and then moved into other administrative jobs in Vinita and Seminole. Finishing his masters in mathematics from OU in 1915, he took a position as Head of the Mathematics Department at Southeastern Teachers College in Durant. In 1922 he came to the Oklahoma College for Women where he kept his position until his retirement in 1958. He was a member of the Oklahoma National Guard and was a veteran of World War II, retiring from the military as a Colonel in 1946. He passed away on April 5, 1970.

(photographer: Jeremy Macy)