Green Lawn Abbey

Miller, Fred J.

Fred J. Miller
Born 1891
Died 1960
Judge Fred J. Miller of the 10th District court of Appeals died Friday morning in University Hospital following a long illness. He had been away from the bench since February, 1959.
Judge Miller, 68, of 393 N. Columbia Av., was last elected to the appellate court in 1956. His present term was to expire Feb. 8, 1963.
He had served as chief justice of the Courts of Appeals of Ohio for 1957.
The judge, who had a record of 22 years on the Columbus municipal bench, 18 of them as presiding judge, was elected to the former Second District Court of Appeals in 1944 and re-elected in 1950.
He was elected in 1956 to the 10th District Court of Appeals when it was formed.
A graduate of North High School and Ohio State University, Judge Miller received his law degree in 1917.
Following graduation, he entered the Army, serving during World War I. Returning to Columbus after the war, he entered private practice.
He was appointed to the municipal bench in 1922 by Gov. Harry L. Davis?
He was a member of the Masons, Scottish Rite and Shrine, Athletic Club, Columbus Country Club.
Surviving Judge Miller are his wife, Mary Jane; daughter, Marily Wolfel Miller; two brothers, Dr. W. H. Miller and Willard W. Miller and sister, Mrs. Malcom Prine.
Egan-Ryan funeral home is completing arrangements.
Burial Location