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Ogden Dayton Miller

Ogden Dayton Miller, American educator. Recipient Ward Melville gold medal award for community improvement, 1961.

Background

  • Miller, Ogden Dayton was born on January 26, 1905 in Southington, Connecticut, United States. Son of Alonzo Fyler and Susan Marion (Dayton) Miller.

  • Education

    • Graduate Williston Academy, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 1926. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1930, Master of Arts (honorary), 1938.

    Career

    • Factory hand, 1921-1924. Member exec-administrative staff Yale, 1930-1945, associate dean freshmen, director athletics, educational administration, then headmaster The Gunnery, Washington, Connecticut, 1945-1969. Interim headmaster Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1972-1973.

      Co-founder Pop Concerts, New Haven, 1940. Co-founder, associate director New Haven Hospital Mens Volunteer Corps, 1942. Co-founder, 1st president New Haven Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1940-1942.

      Board of directors New Haven Hospital, 1942-1945, New Haven Symphony Orchestra Association, 1941-1945. Trustee Center for Information on American Williston Academy.

    Membership

    Member exec-administrative staff Yale, 1930-1945, associate dean freshmen, director athletics, educational administration, then headmaster The Gunnery, Washington, Connecticut, 1945-1969. Member Connecticut Association Indiana Schools (co-founder, secretary 1949-1961), Connecticut Foundation Indiana Schools (co-founder, president 1961-1965), Headmasters Association (president 1968-1969), New England Association College and Secondary Schools, National Association Indiana Schools, Zeta Psi. Mason.; Clubs: Elihu, Litchfield Couny, University (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Anne Carolyn Sheafe, June 18, 1932. Children: Ogden Dayton, David Porter II, Dwight Daniell.
    • father: Alonzo Fyler Miller
    • mother: Susan Marion (Dayton) Miller
    • spouse: Anne Carolyn Sheafe
    • children: Ogden Dayton Miller
    • David Porter II Miller
    • Dwight Daniell Miller
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    Died February 11, 1978
    (aged 73)
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