George J. Miller was born in Pleasant Mill, Missouri,
October 21, 1868. The son of a Presbyterian divine, compelled by
his calling to often change his place of residence, the subject of
this sketch divided his boyhood among the towns of Pleasant Hill,
Oregon, St. Joseph, and Nevada.
After being graduated from the High School in
Nevada he entered Westminster College at Fulton, from where he was
graduated in 1890. During the course there Mr. Miller won the
oratorical prize and had the honor of representing his college in the
State oratorical contest.
After leaving college Mr. Miller came to
Kansas City, and entered the office of Gates & Wallace, where he
studied law. In 1893 he was admitted to the bar, and at once
commenced the practice of his profession.
In 1899 Mr. Miller decided to quit the law,
and became a financial agent, and has built himself up a large general
He is a Democrat in politics, and while never
a seeker after office has taken the stump in several campaigns.
He is unmarried, and belongs to the Kansas
City Athletic Club and the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.