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John A. Miller
Birth: 1872
Homewood
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1941
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Roller Coaster Designer & Builder. John Miller was considered the "Thomas Edison of the roller coaster." At age 19 he teamed with LaMarcus Thompson, who built the first roller coaster, at Coney Island. For more than 30 years he designed and built roller coasters all over the world. Almost every roller coaster development, many of which are still in use today, came from the two gifted developers. Miller was also on the forefront of rider safety, developing the safety ratchet and underfriction wheels. He died in Houston, TX while designing a roller coaster in that city. (bio by: David M. Habben) 
 
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Homewood Memorial Gardens
Homewood
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Dec 23, 2004
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