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Lawyer

Thormund Aubrey Miller, American lawyer. Bar: California 1949, District of Columbia 1951, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

Background

Miller, Thormund Aubrey was born on July 14, 1919 in Pocatello, Idaho, United States. Son of Roy Edmund and Lillian (Thordarson) Miller.

Education

Bachelor, Reed College, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1948. Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, 1961.

Career

Associate, McCutchen, Thomas, Matthews, Griffiths & Greene, San Francisco, 1948-1950;attorney, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, Washington, 1950-1956;assistant general attorney, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, 1956-1959;general attorney, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, 1959-1966;senior general attorney, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, San Francisco, 1966-1975;general solicitor, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, San Francisco, 1975-1979;general commerce counsel, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, San Francisco, 1979-1983;director, member Executive Committee, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, San Francisco, 1983-1987;vice president, general counsel, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, San Francisco, 1983-1989;general counsel, Southern Pacific Communications Company, San Francisco, 1970-1979;director, Southern Pacific Communications Company, San Francisco, 1970-1981;private practice law, Atherton, California, 1989-1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1949, District of Columbia 1951, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

Membership

President Wood Acres Citizens Association, Bethesda, Maryland, 1955-1956. Executive committee Holbrook Palmer Recreation Park Foundation, since 1979, president, 1982-1984. Board directors Atherton Civic Interest League, 1981-2008, president, 1992-1994.

Member Atherton Park and Recreation Commission, 1991-1995, Atherton Waste Reduction Commission, 1999-2005, San Mateo Civil Grand Jury, 1997. Alumni board Reed College, 1971-1972, trustee, 1987-2002, campaign committee, 1995-2000. Joint donor Thormund A. Miller/Walter Mintz chair in economic history.

Board directors Associates University California Press, 1994—2006. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member of American Bar Association, California Bar Association.

Connections

Married Hannah A. Flansburgh, February 10, 1946 (deceased January 2003). Children: Karen Lynette Van Gerpen, Christine Alison Westall. Married Barbara Cornell Singelyn, May 8, 2004.

father:
Roy Edmund Miller

mother:
Lillian (Thordarson) Miller

spouse:
Hannah A. Flansburgh

spouse:
Barbara Cornell Singelyn

child:
Karen Lynette Van Gerpen Miller

child:
Christine Alison Westall Miller