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Loye Wheat Miller, American newspaperman. Member Tennessee Great Smoky Mountain Park Commission, 1958-1976, chairman, 1973-1976. With United States Army, 1918-1919. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Tennessee Society S.R. (president), Tennessee Press Association (president 1953-1954), American Judicature Society, National Press Club, Rotary, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Miller, Loye Wheat was born on January 18, 1899 in Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas Edward and Elsie (Wheat) Miller.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Evansville, Indiana, 1916.

Career

Reporter, Evansville Press., 1916-1920;reporter, Cleveland Press., 1920-1921;managing editor, Knoxville (Tennessee) News, 1921-1926;managing editor, Knoxville News-Sentinel, 1926-1941;editor, Knoxville News-Sentinel, 1941-1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Tennessee's Universal Registration Law, Enacted, 1951.

Membership

Member Tennessee Great Smoky Mountain Park Commission, 1958-1976, chairman, 1973-1976. With United States Army, 1918-1919. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Tennessee Society S.R. (president), Tennessee Press Association (president 1953-1954), American Judicature Society, National Press Club, Rotary, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Sara Vance Davis, April 3, 1929. Children: Loye Wheat, Wayne Watson, Michael Van Hook.

father:
Thomas Edward Miller

mother:
Elsie (Wheat) Miller

spouse:
Sara Vance Davis

children:
Loye Wheat Miller

Wayne Watson Miller

Michael Van Hook Miller