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Jack O. Miller

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Biography

Jack O. Miller was an avid radio amateur licensed in 1936. He started in the electrical business in 1936 with the Chicago office of the National Electric Products Company. Less than four years later he was transferred to the Kansas City area as one of their youngest district managers.

During World War II he served as a master sergeant with the 2nd Signal Service Battalion in charge of the units first radio school and originated several innovative training methods for high-speed CW intercept operators. He later served in several radio station supervisory capacities and after discharge received two commendations.

After the war he worked for a Chicago electrical jobber as a sales engineer. In 1956 he took charge of the sale of Aluminum Electrical Conduit and developed it into a national market. In 1962 he established Miller Aluminum Sales Company, which he operated until retiring in 1976. He was instrumental in convincing many electrical utilities and other bus users to convert to aluminum.

Miller died on June 25th, 1997.