Biography

Miller, James. (Miller, James Larence); b. June 11, 1913, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; father Oscar F. Miller, Mother Ella L. Miller; Single; YCL; received passport #361145 on January 12, 1937 which listed his address as 408 South 3rd Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Sailed January 23, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Served with the XV BD, Lincoln BN; Wounded badly in arm at Jarama; Record good; Repatriated medical; Returned to the United States on July 31, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Wife Eleanor C. Smith (1911-1984), daughter Laurel E. Miller (1939-2003), son; d. May 27, 1996, cremated and ashes spread over Mt. Angeles. Scope of Soviet Activities indicates “Reported to have been serving in Spain, but no record of return.”
Sibling: brother Charles Miller 1918-.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activities; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll. 24, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937.