Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Miller, George Peckham 1858 - 1931
lawyer, businessman, b. Milwaukee. He graduated from Gettysburg (Pa.) College (BA., 1877) and the Univ. of Gottingen (J.U.D., 1880). He was admitted to the bar in 1881, and practiced law in Milwaukee until his death. Miller was also president of the T. A. Chapman Co. (1893-1931), and held directorships in several other large Milwaukee business and financial establishments. He was a member (1913-1931) and chairman (1916-1931) of the Milwaukee Sewerage Commission and a member of the Metropolitan Sewerage Commission (1921-1931). In this capacity he promoted adoption of the "activated sludge" process for purifying sewage. J. R. Berryman, ed., Bench and Bar of Wis. (2 vols., Chicago, 1898); J. G. Gregory, Hist. of Milwaukee (4 vols., Chicago, 1931); Natl. Cyclopaedia Amer. Biog., 23 (1933); Milwaukee Journal, June 25, 1931.
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[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
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badger [origin of name]
La Crosse [brief history]
Miller, George Peckham 1858 - 1931
Nieman, Lucius William 1857 - 1935
Peck Township [origin of place name]
Peck, George Wilbur 1840 - 1916
Peckham, Elizabeth Maria Gifford 1854 - 1940
Peckham, Elizabeth ["Lila"] 1843 - 1871
Peckham, George Williams 1845 - 1914
Somers, Peter J. 1850 - 1924
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1836-1899
Upham, William Henry 1841 - 1924
Wolcott, Laura [Ross] 1834 - 1915