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Biography of William E. Miller


Ref: History of Platte county, Missouri, 1885, page 956
William E. Miller
Of Burruss & Miller's Livery Stable, Platte City

Mr. Miller was born in Platte county, May 19, 1852. His parents, W. J. and Lucy Miller, were natives of Virginia, and come to Platte county in 1851 and settled eight miles south of Platte City, where his father still lives, his mother having died November 22, 1884.

William E. was reared on his father's farm and followed it as an avocation until 1874, when he went to Colorado and for several years was engaged in the cattle business, and in which he was very successful. In 1883 he formed a partnership with Mr. Burruss in his present business. The firm are doing a good business in the livery line, and their stables are both popular with the local and traveling public.

Mr. Miller was married February 4, 1885, to Miss Dulcie George, a daughter of E. R. and V. A. George of Virginia.