Miller, Jefferson Polycarp

Miller, John P., 1928, 1910, cropped 1000

Jefferson “John” Polycarp Miller

Birth: May 12, 1866; Catawba County, N.C.
Death: May 11, 1939

Parents: John Monroe Miller and Harriet Camilla (Isenhower) Miller.

Spouse/Marriage Date: Emma Eleanora “Ella” (Carpenter) Miller; November 20, 1899 in Catawba County, N.C.

Children: Robert Leroy, Grace Virginia.

Education: Concordia College (N.C.); Chicago Seminary; Wittenberg University, D.D. 1921.

Ordination: 1889 by Tennessee Synod.

Calls: Friendship-Shiloh, Alexander County, 1891-93; Sardis, Hickory, Catawba County, 1891-94, and St. Timothy, 1893-95, Catawba County; Mt. Moriah, Rowan County, 1895- 99; St. Mark, Rowan County, 1895-1901; Union-Christiana, Rowan County, 1900-02; Supply, Christ, East Spencer, 1902; Orangeburg, Orangeburg, S.C., 1902-05; Burkes Garden, Burkes Garden, Va., 1905-07; Holy Trinity, Mt. Pleasant; Holy Trinity, Wytheville, Va., 1907-11; Supply, St. Andrew-Mt. Hermon, Concord, 1909; Supply, Holy Trinity, Charlotte; in South Carolina and Virginia, (Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Va.), 1902-07; First Lutheran, Tyrone, Pa., 1915-19; St. Paul, Redmond, Ind., 1919-28; Holy Trinity, Wytheville, Va., 1928-31; retired at Radford, Va. Other: Secretary, Tennessee Synod, 1894-96; Instructor (Greek), Lenoir-Rhyne; Instructor, Mount Pleasant Collegiate Institute, and Mont Amoena Seminary, 1907-11; Field Representative, Elizabeth College, 1914-15; President, Marion College, 1911-13; President, Indiana Synod.

Sunset Cemetery
Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA

Source: Synod, Lutheran Church in America North Carolina. “Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministers : North Carolina and Tennessee Synods, 1773-1965,” 1966.