Theodore Hathaway Miller

Male 1882 - 1969


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  • Nickname  Ted 
    Born  03 Jul 1882  Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  30 Nov 1969  Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Taylorsville City Cemetery, Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ted Miller graduated from Harvard University with a BA degree in 1904. He served as secretary and treasurer of the Taylorsville Cotton Mills Company, also of the Miller Manufacturing Company, and of the Liledown Manufacturing Company of Taylorsville, NC. During the 1930's, he took a position in Washington, D.C. The family lived with Ottamar Hamele at 3504 Thirty-Sixth Street, NW. He was affiliated with the Free and Accepted Masons, a member of Lodge, Chapter and Shrine of Charlotte, NC, and made his home in Taylorsville, NC, prior to 1928.

      [obituaries]

      T. H. Miller, Former Owner of Textiles
      Statesville -- Theodore Hathaway Miller, 87, former owner of three Taylorsville textile mills who served 16 years in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died Sunday at Iredell Memorial Hospital.
      Miller had owned Miller Manufacturing Co., Liledoun Manufacturing Co. and Taylorsville Manufacturing Co. He was appointed to the Department of Agriculture by his classmate at Harvard, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
      The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. today at Forest Park Presbyterian Church.
      Miller is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Charles D. Benbow of Statesville; and a brother, John Alden Miller of Louisville, Ky.
      (source: The Charlotte Observer; Tuesday, December 2, 1969; p.12A)

      Theodore H. Miller
      Statesville, N.C. -- Funeral services for Theodore Hathaway Miller, 87, former owner of three Taylorsville, N.C., textile mills, were held Wednesday.
      Miller had owned Miller Manufacturing Co., Leledoun Manufacturing Co. and Taylorsville Manufacturing Co.
      He was appointed to the Department of Agriculture by his Harvard classmate, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and served for 16 years.
      (source: Daily News Record, New York NY, Wednesday, December 3, 1969; page 19)

      Former Tay. Resident Passes in Statesville
      Theodore Hathaway Miller, 87, of Statesville died Sunday night at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was a former resident of Taylorsville and served as a town councilman several years ago.
      Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at Forest Park Presbyterian Church and burial followed in the Taylorsville City Cemetery.
      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sarah Bruner Viele [name should have ended with Miller]; a daughter, Mrs. Charles D. Benbow of Statesville; and a brother, John A. Miller of Louisville Ky.
      (source:The Taylorsville Times; Thursday, December 4, 1969; page 5)

    Person ID  I2528  Benbow Family and Allied Lines
    Last Modified  22 Dec 2009 

    Father  John Alden Miller,   b. 01 Mar 1856, Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1934, Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Elenah Young,   b. 25 Aug 1852, Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1920, Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Jun 1879  Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F869  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Elizabeth Bruner Viele,   b. 30 May 1889, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1979, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  01 Jan 1910 
    Notes 
    • New Year's Eve Wedding
      New Year's Eve will witness an interesting wedding at Taylorsville. Miss Hallie Viele, of Taylorsville, is to become the bride of Mr. Theo. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Miller, of Middleboro, Mass. Mr. Miller is secretary and treasurer of the new mill at Taylorsville, in which Mr. Fred White and Mr. Henry Wilson are interested.
      Mr. and Mrs. Miller are making the trip from New England to Taylorsville to attend the wedding, in their automobile. At present they are tarrying in Virginia for repairs to their car. They will reach here in time for the wedding. From here they will continue their trip as far South as Florida. They with their son, the prospective groom, were in Charlotte last winter and the winter before, stopping at the Selwyn. They were then a part of an auto-touring party.
      The bride is one of the most highly esteemed and most attractive young women of Taylorsville. The wedding will be the leading social event of the week in Taylorsville.
      (source: undated newspaper clipping from The Charlotte News -- leading article in the Society column)

      Marriage at Taylorsville
      Miss Veile and Mr. Miller Wed -- Personal and Other Items, Correspondence of The Landmark
      Taylorsville, Jan. 3. -- Saturday, January 1st, at 4:30 p.m., a quiet wedding was solemnized at the residence of C. G. Veile, of Taylorsville, the contracting parties being Miss Hallie Veile, and Mr. Theodore Hathaway Miller, secretary and treasurer of the Taylorsville Cotton Mill Company. The only parties present were the father, mother and sister of the bride, and the father, mother, brother and cousin of the groom, together with Miss Lucy Thurston and Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Wilson, Mr. Wilson being superintendent and general manager of Taylorsville Cotton Mill. The officiating minister was Rev. E. D. Brown, of Loray. Immediately after the marriage ceremony was performed, the couple left for Charleston, S.C., and other points South, for their bridal tour.
      (source: undated newspaper clipping, probably from The Statesville Landmark, now Statesville Record & Landmark)
    Children 
     1. Sarah Viele Miller,   b. 22 Jun 1912, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1929, Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Living
    Last Modified  15 Dec 2010 
    Family ID  F868  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Theodore Hathaway Miller on Maud Elenah
    Theodore Hathaway Miller on Maud Elenah

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