LEROY BERNHARDT MILLER, M. D. The branch of the Miller family of which Dr. Leroy B. Miller, of South Pittsburg,
Pennsylvania, is a worthy representative, was founded in the United States by _____ Miller, a native of Gresa,
Germany, and died at the age of seventy five years. He was a member of the Lutheran church, a staunch Republican,
and a loyal citizen of his adopted country. His wife, Ernestina Miller, bore him five children, namely: Eli, deceased,
was the wife of John Butte; Christina, wife. of Benj aman Brosi; Withelmina, wife of John Crouch; J. Benjamin,
of Washington, Pennsylvania; John Ernest, see forward.
John Ernest Miller was born in Germany August 31, 1840. He was five years of age when his parents emigrated to
the United States, settling in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the schools under the management of the German
Lutheran church and the public schools of South Pittsburg. In early manhood he secured employment in the glass
works, but later entered the employ of the firm of Jones & Laughlin, where he served an. apprenticeship at
the machinist trade, after which he returned to the glass works and was employed in the mould and pattern department.
He subsequently went to Steubenville, Ohio, where he was employed for a number of years. Upon his return to Pittsburg
he entered the employ of George Duncan & Sons, serving as designer and pattern maker, and later became a member
of the firm, and at the present time (1907) is a member of the Duncan & Miller Glass Company of Washington,
Pennsylvania. Mr. Miller is a member of the Lutheran church, member of the order of Free and Accepted Masons, and
a Republican in politics, serving as school director. He has taken an active interest in educational affairs, using
his influence to further its cause.
John E. Miller, married, at Steubenville, Ohio, 1867, Elizabeth D. Bair, born at Steubenville, September 23, 1847,
daughter of Charles and Margaret Bair. The children of this marriage were: i. Emma, died in childhood. 2. Edna,
died at the age of twelve years. 3. Clarence M., of Washington, Pennsylvania. 4. Loretta D., wife of Thomas H.
Lewis, mother of two children: Delorain and Alice. 5. Carl, died in infancy. 6. Zuleima E., wife of George B. McCutchen,
mother of one daughter, Helen D. 7. Leroy Bernhardt, see forward. 8. John E., Jr., of Washington, Pennsylvania.
9. Victor D., of Washington. 10. Margaret F., died in infancy. 11, Catherine E., at home. 12. Lora Elizabeth, at
Dr. Leroy Bernhardt Miller received his preparatory education in the public schools of South Pittsburg and Washington,
Pennsylvania. He then took a two years preparatory course in Washington Jefferson College, entering in 1898 and
graduating therefrom in 1902. He then became a student in Jefferson Medical College, and received his degree of
Doctor of Medicine in the class of 1906. During his school and college days he had four years' experience in the
drug business, thereby gaining a practical knowledge of that line. After his graduation he returned to South Pittsburg,
spending about a year as resident physician of St. Joseph's Hospital, and April 1, 1907, opened his present Offices,
which are equipped with the latest appliances for the practice of his chosen profession. He is in receipt of a
large and constantly growing practice, and is held in the highest esteem by patients and members of his profession,
also by his fellow citizens. His office is located at 2120 Carson street, South Pittsburg. He is a member of St.
Mark's Episcopal church, Monongahela Lodge, No. 269, Free and Accepted Masons, and is a staunch Republican in politics.
Dr. Miller married, January 22, 1908, Florence Huxley, daughter of John and Selina Huxley, of Vandegrift.
A Century and a half of
Pittsburg and her people.
By: John Newton Boucher
The Lewis Publishing Company
Allegheny County Pennsylvania Biographies
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