William Silas Miller, piano manufacturer;
born in: Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, March 20, 1868;
son of: Holmes Miller and Melissa Miller, nee: Melissa Tubbs
education: graduated Aurora High School, 1886;
married:, Carrie E. Miller, nee: Carrie E. Hunt of Aurora, Illinois, on Wednesday, April 15, 1896;
son, Donald William Miller.
Entered employ of Miller & Sencenbaugh, dry goods, Aurora, Illinois, as clerk, 1886;
in dry goods business in Aurora, Illinois under firm name of Holmes, Miller & Son, 1887, sold out in 1890;
entered employ of Bush & Gerts Piano Company as bookkeeper, 1891, elected assistant secretary same, 1899, secretary, 1901, vice-president, 1904.
Club: Rotary Club, president.
Recreations: billiards and fishing.
Office: Bush Temple of Music, 1911; 1540 Dayton Street, 1917.
Home: 1516 W. Fargo Avenue, William Silas Miller 1911, 1917.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1911, page 481; Book of Chicagoans, 1917.