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Ogden Dayton Miller

educator

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