Brigadier General, United States Army
Miller of Georgia
Appointed from Georgia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 18 June 1898 (52)
Second Lieutenant, 9th Cavalry, 12 June 1902
Transferred to the 7th Cavalry, 15 October 1902
1932-1936 Instructor at Command & General Staff School
1941-1942 Inspector-General of Eastern Defense Command
1942-1945 Inspector-General of Eastern Defense Command
GENERAL TROUP MILLER, TAUGHT PRESIDENT
ATLANTA, January 28, 1957 – Brigadier General Troup Miller, U.S.A., retired, who once taught President Eisenhower in an Army school, died Saturday in an Atlanta hospital after a brief illness. His age was 76.
General Miller, a graduate of the United States Military Academy, class of 1902, served with the Army for nearly forty-eight years before retiring in 1945.
He served as a general staff officer during World War I. In World War II he received the Legion of Merit and a War Department commendation for services as Inspector General of the Eastern Defense Command.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Rosa Coffin Miller; a son, Major General Troup Miller, Jr., U.S.A.F., commander of the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Tullahoma, Tennessee, and a daughter, Mrs. F. W. Barnes of Arlington, Virginia.
General Miller was a frequent speaker here while with the Eastern Defense Command. He spoke at patriotic rallies and other ceremonies, such as the official welcome in 1943 to Mms. Chiang Kai-shck, wife of the Chinese Generalissimo.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, October 2009
Posted: 17 May 2008 Updated: 29 October 2009