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Dr Kelly Miller

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Dr Kelly Miller Famous memorial

Birth
Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Death
29 Dec 1939 (aged 76)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID
11170301 View Source

Sociologist, Essayist, Newspaper Columnist. Kelly Miller was a force in the intellectual life of black America for close to half a century. Miller was also a noted mathematician. Born in South Carolina in 1863, he worked his way through Howard University, then did postgraduate work at Johns Hopkins, the first black ever admitted to that university. Appointed professor of mathematics at Howard in 1890, Miller introduced sociology into the curriculum in 1895, serving as professor of sociology from 1895 to 1934. As dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, he modernized the classical curriculum, strengthening the natural and social sciences. Miller was a prolific writer whose articles appeared in the major newspapers and magazines of the day. In the 1920s and 1930s, his weekly column appeared in more than 100 newspapers.

Sociologist, Essayist, Newspaper Columnist. Kelly Miller was a force in the intellectual life of black America for close to half a century. Miller was also a noted mathematician. Born in South Carolina in 1863, he worked his way through Howard University, then did postgraduate work at Johns Hopkins, the first black ever admitted to that university. Appointed professor of mathematics at Howard in 1890, Miller introduced sociology into the curriculum in 1895, serving as professor of sociology from 1895 to 1934. As dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, he modernized the classical curriculum, strengthening the natural and social sciences. Miller was a prolific writer whose articles appeared in the major newspapers and magazines of the day. In the 1920s and 1930s, his weekly column appeared in more than 100 newspapers.

Bio by: coni porter uzelac


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: coni porter uzelac
  • Added: 14 Jun 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11170301
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11170301/kelly-miller: accessed ), memorial page for Dr Kelly Miller (18 Jul 1863–29 Dec 1939), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11170301, citing Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.