Henry Miller oral history interview transcript1922
- Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 (Interviewer, Person)
- Miller, William H. (William Henry), 1841-1926 (Interviewee, Person)
William Henry Miller was born May 4, 1841, at Henry Clay, Wilmington, Delaware, to Jonas Miller (1804-1873) and Jane Higgins (1808-1875). Jonas worked for the DuPont Company when Henry joined in 1858. Eventually, Henry became head millwright and stayed with the company for fifty years. In 1922, he was one of the oldest surviving employees when he was interviewed by Alfred I. du Pont (1864-1935), who was contemplating writing a history of the family business.
Miller was a veteran of the Civil War. He represented the Christiana Hundred section of the state in the Senate for a four-year term. In 1865, he married Ella White (1845-1939). The couple had eleven children: George, Robert S., Jane, Mary, William Henry, John, Ella, Jonas Willard, Elizabeth Lester, Victoria S., and Garnett.
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