Balthasar Fredrick "Balser" Miller

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Monday, April 7, 1947

B. F. Miller, Leading Saving Official, dead

B. F. Miller, 88, first vice president and a director of the First Federal Savings & Loan association of Lewiston, died at his home at 8:15 o'clock last night after a year's illness.

A native of Liverpool, England, born Aug. 28, 1858, he came to the United States with his parents when he was six years old. The family settled in Pennsylvania. In 1919 with his family he moved to Lewiston and organized the Home Lumber Co., being associated with J. H. Uglem until his retirement in 1935.

Mr. Miller was one of the organizers of the old Lewiston Saving & Loan association, which was succeeded by the First Federal. He was a communicant of the Catholic church. Mr. Miller's wife died several years ago.

Survivors include four daughters and one son: Mrs. Georgie Kucklick, Pomeroy, Mrs. Marian Humphrey, Seattle, Mrs. Florence Anderson, living in North Carolina, Miss Helen Miller, Lewiston, W. J. Miller, Spokane, and his sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Dalrymple, Minneapolis, Minn.

The body is at Vassar-Rawls chapel with funeral arrangements pending.

Contributed by Bailey

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