Chaney Miller

Collection:  The Haley/Miller Family Collection

Collection #: 39 - photo 39-01

Date of photograph: c. 1903

Description: Chaney G. Miller (1853-1946) moved to Irving, Texas, from New Hope, Texas (today Sunnyvale), in 1904. He served as a Dallas County Commissioner for six years beginning in 1898.  He was elected Irving's second mayor from 1917-1919 and served again from 1923-1927. Miller operated a hardware/general merchandise store in Irving with his brother Fletcher and later with his son-in-law W. R. Duckworth. Chaney and his brother, Fletcher, established Irving State Bank in 1908. Miller was also Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 from 1929-1940.

Information on original photograph:
3½" by 5", black-and-white.

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