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George Miller

Having come to Wyoming when he was but thirteen years and having passed in this state the whole of his subsequent life. George Miller of the Bighorn basin might not inappropriately be esteemed a product of the state even is not “to the manor born” His life began in Utah in March 1867 and his parents were Armenius and Cornelia (Clossen) Miller, he former native in Illinois and the latter in New York. When their son George was seven years old they removed to Nevada and in 1880 came to Wyoming, settling in Carbon County where they engaged in raising stock. They remained in Carbon County until 1883 and then removed to Sheridan County, where the father located a homestead and the parents now reside. George Miller was educated in the public schools of Wyoming and when he left school he engaged in freighting and also joined the great army of the state’s industrials who are connected with the cattle business. He rode the range for a few years by thrift and energy acquired an excellent ranch in Sheridan County and stocked it with a fine grade of cattle. In 1895 he sought a new field for his energy and enterprise in the Bighorn basin and in this field he has since been carrying on a stock business of magnitude with vigor and success. He is one of the esteemed citizens of the section and is connected in a leading way with every enterprise for the advance and more rapid development of the county, especially this portion of it in which he lives. He belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America and takes an active interest in both orders. Looked upon as one of the most progressive young men of the county and justifying this opinion in every way he has a promising future before him.

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