William Edgar Miller

Railway Guard

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1925 1928
  • Alexandria Town Hall in 1943 (Alexandria, 'the Birmingham of Australia': 75 years of progress, 1868-1943, published by Alexandria Municipal Council, 1943).

Family background

William Edgar Miller was born 2 September 1885 at Waterloo, NSW, the son of William Miller and Janet Cunningham. He married May Elizabeth Hughes (-1990) on 20 October 1915 at Redfern, NSW. Miller died at Prince Henry Hospital, Little Bay, NSW, on 23 October 1955, aged 70 years, he was buried at Rookwood Cemetery. Miller lived at 78 Brandling Street, Alexandria.

Occupation & interests

A combination of public service and self interest attracted Miller to nominate for the 1925 Alexandria Council elections.

Local government service

William Edgar Miller was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1925-28 representing West Ward. His father, also named William, served on Alexandria Council 1894-1900.


‘Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 December 1925, p. 12. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16259527

Miller, William Edgar, Railway Personal History Card, State Archives NSW, NRS-12922-1-[11/16673]-[506], https://search.records.nsw.gov.au/permalink/f/1ebnd1l/ADLIB_RNSW114625072


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