Miller, J. Irwin
|Birthname||Joseph Irwin Miller|
|born on||26 May 1909 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )|
|Place||Columbus, Indiana, 39n12, 85w55|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||05°03' 04°23 Asc. 24°13'|
American industrialist, patron of modern architecture, and lay leader in the Christian ecumenical movement and civil rights. He was instrumental in the rise of the Cummins Corporation and giving his hometown of Columbus, Indiana international stature with its buildings.
On 5 February 1943 he married Xenia Simons. They had three daughters and two sons.
The Miller House which was designed by Eero Saarinen, was declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 2000. In 2010, after the death of Mrs. Miller, the house was donated to the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
J. Irwin Miller died on 19 August 2004.
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana Archives.
- Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Patron of modern architecture)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
- Vocation : Business : Other Business (Industrialist)
- Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Civil rights)
- Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western