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Thomas Root Miller

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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