Miller, William Silas

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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.