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 Chester “Chet” Miller

Chester “Chet” Miller

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 15 May 1953 (aged 50)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Mausoleum (Garden Crypt), A-19-B
Memorial ID 3424 · View Source
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Race Car Driver. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was nicknamed "Dean of the Speedway" and was one of the most noted drivers of the Indianapolis 500. In his long career driving at the Idy 500, he competed in sixteen races (1930-41, 1946, 1948, 1951-52) and drove over 5,000 miles. He was killed in a crash in the south turn of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during a practice run for the 1953 Indianapolis 500.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chester “Chet” Miller (19 Jul 1902–15 May 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3424, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .