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Military officer

Henry Willard Miller, American military officer. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor (France); Order of the Purple Heart. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education, Army Ordnance Association Gamma Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Theta Tau, Pi Tau Sigma, Cosmopolitan, Hindustani, Scabbard and Blade.

Background

Miller, Henry Willard was born on July 12, 1884 in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States. Son of Charles Albert and Mary Katherine (Spielman) Miller.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Washington and Lee University, 1907. Mechanical Engineering, 1910.

Career

1 son, Jerome Stapleton. With C. A. Miller Constrn Company, Hagerstown, Maryland., 1907-1909. Assistant professor engineering drawing, University of Illinois, 1909-1911, professor and head of department, also assistant dean of College Engineering, 1912-1917.

Chief engineer, Baltimore Copper Smelting & Rolling Company, 1920-1921. Professor mechanism and engineering drawing and head of department, University of Michigan, since 1921. President academic board and organizer School of Military Aeronautics, 1917.

Captain, Ordnance, on design of railway artillery, Washington, District of Columbia, 1917. Major, ordnance chief of railway afty. unit France, 1918. Lieutenant colonel ordnance, chief of heavy artillery section, 1918-1919.

Assistant to chief of artillery div., Washington, 1919-1920. Colonel Ordnance R.C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Descriptive Geometry, 1911. Mechanical Drafting, 1912. Railway Artillery (2 vols.), 1921.

      American Seacoast Artillery, 1923, Mobile Artillery, 1926. The Paris Gun, 1930.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education, Army Ordnance Association Gamma Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Theta Tau, Pi Tau Sigma, Cosmopolitan, Hindustani, Scabbard and Blade. Clubs: University (Ann Arbor).

Connections

Married DeEtta Barbara Stapleton, June 30, 1917.

father:
Charles Albert Miller

mother:
Mary Katherine (Spielman) Miller

spouse:
DeEtta Barbara Stapleton