- Annual Meeting
- Get Involved
MILLER, LEWIS B.
MILLER, LEWIS B. (1861–1933). Lewis B. Miller, teacher and author, was born on Blocker Creek, Cooke County, Texas, on May 27, 1861, the son of Henry and Lurilla (Osborn) Miller. In 1881 he graduated from Add-Ran College, where he taught Latin and Greek from 1881 to 1884. He taught school for two years and did office work in St. Louis for the Burlington and Big Four railways from 1888 to 1891. In 1892 Miller began working for the Crowell Publishing Company in Springfield, Ohio, and from 1894 to 1933 wrote adventure stories for magazines. Among his longer works were The White River Raft (1910), Saddles and Lariats (1912), and Pike's Peak or Bust (1922). In 1904 he homesteaded land in Oklahoma. He never married. He died in Marlin, Texas, on July 26, 1933, and was buried near Hico.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. Who's Who in America, 1932–33. Who Was Who among North American Authors, 1921–1939 (2 vols., Detroit: Gale Research, 1976).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "MILLER, LEWIS B.," accessed January 21, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fmi19.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.