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J. Irwin Miller and Family

Miller’s father, John Chapman Miller (1831-1901), served as a professor and a director for the University. J. Irwin Miller (1909-2004) and his sister Elizabeth Clementine Miller Tangeman (1905-1996), the children of Nettie and Hugh Thomas Miller, and Elsie I. Sweeney (1888-1972), the daughter of Linnie and Zachary Sweeney, continued the family’s association with Butler, helping to make the Irwin Library possible. Mrs. Tangeman served as a Butler trustee, and Elsie Sweeney served as president of the Irwin-Sweeney-Miller Foundation.

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J. Irwin Miller and Family