San Diego County
MARION H. MILLER
A native of the Golden state, M. H.
Miller has always remained within its borders, prospering as a dairyman, and is
the owner of a valuable ranch in the vicinity of Vista. Born near Santa Ana, in Orange County,
California, he is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miller, who have lived in
Julian, San Diego County, since 1890.
They are the parents of six children, five sons and one daughter.
M. H. Miller resided at Julian for
about thirty-five years and in 1925 came to Vista. Here he worked for L. H. Fanning, a dairyman,
for five years, and in 1930 purchased the place from his employer. Mr. Miller has since owned this property and
has sixty acres of land under cultivation.
His buildings are large and substantial and modern equipment facilitates
the work. He has a fine herd of mixed
dairy cows and supplies most of the residents of this locality with milk and
cream. The Miller ranch is on Vista Way
and every day in summer is visited by a number of boys, who come here to enjoy
a swim in the pool. The owner of the
ranch is thoroughly conversant with general agricultural pursuits and
everything about the place bears evidence of his careful supervision and
During the World War, M. H. Miller
was overseas for nine months, being located in France and Belgium. He was machine gun officer of the
Ninety-first Division and was wounded in battle on his second night at the
Mr. Miller was married to Miss
Sallie Hickman at Tacoma, Washington, and they now have three children: Marion H., Jr., Mary Louise and Theola Virginia, aged respectively twelve, eight and five
V. Gerald Iaquinta.
Source: California of the South
Vol. III, by John Steven McGroarty, Page
95, Clarke Publ., Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis. 1933.
© 2012 V. Gerald Iaquinta.