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Thomas Root Miller

Thomas Root Miller, American college president. member of commission teacher education and professional standards Pennsylvania Education Association, 1955-1961.; Member National Education Association, Association; Club: Rotary.

Background

  • Miller, Thomas Root was born on November 7, 1903 in Crooked Creek, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ross Herrick and Bessie (Root) Miller.

  • Education

    • Graduated from State Normal School, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1929, Master of Science, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1938. Doctor of Laws, Duquesne U., 1965.

    Career

    • Rural school teacher, Beaver Valley, Pennsylvania, 1921-1922. Principal, grade teacher, Wetona, Pennsylvania, 1922-1923. English teacher, Towanda, Pennsylvania, 1924-1925.

      Supervising principal, Monroeton, Pennsylvania, 1925-1929. English teacher North High School, Syracuse, New York, 1930-1938. Instructor education Syracuse University, 1933-1938.

      Professor education, director off-campus teaching State Teachers College, Potsdam, New York, 1938-1944. Director education State University New York Teachers College, Oswego, 1944-1946, acting president, 1946-1947, 1951-1952, dean of College, 1947-1951, 52-54. President Edinboro State College, since 1954.

      Chairman teacher education commission New York State Education Association, 1949-1953. Member of commission teacher education and professional standards Pennsylvania Education Association, 1955-1961.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to educational journals.

    Membership

    Member of commission teacher education and professional standards Pennsylvania Education Association, 1955-1961. Member National Education Association, Association. Club: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Marian Andrews, September 4, 1925. Children: Thomas Root II, Marian Celia.
    • father: Ross Herrick Miller
    • mother: Bessie (Root) Miller
    • spouse: Marian Andrews
    • children: Thomas Root II Miller
    • Marian Celia Miller
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    Born November 7, 1903
    Died February 7, 1966
    (aged 62)
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