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Death date: Jul 9, 1903
Place of death: Chicago, IL
Birth date: May 29, 1818
Place of birth: New York, NY
Type of practice: Allopath
Places and dates of practices: Lockport, NY
Medical school(s): Geneva Medical College, Geneva: Syracuse
University College of Medicine, 1842, (G)
Journal of the American Medical Association Citation: 41:195
Miller, M.D., Ph. D , Professor of Obstetrics, Rush Medical
College, Chicago, 111.
MILLER, DE LASKIE, Chicago, 111.,
was born in Niagara со., N. Y., Mny 29th, i8iS. He is the son of
Daniel and H.-linda (| »cob-) Miller. His early life was passed on
his father's farm, his elementary education being obtained at the
village school during winter time. At eighteen years of age he began
to teach school, and having chosen the profession of medicine he at
the same time entered upon its study under the guidance of Dr. Thomas G. Catlin,
He graduated at Geneva med. coll. in 1842, and
commenced practice in Lockport, Ill. Remaining there, however, for a
short time only, he removed to Flint, Mich. Here he practiced for
several years, and identified himself thoroughly with all questions
of public improvement and educational development. From Flint he
removed, in 1852, to Chicago.
In 1859 he was called to fill the
chair of obstetrics and diseases of women and children in the Rush
medical college, a position he has continued to fill ever since.
In 1863 he undertook a journey to
Europe for the express purpose of procuring material for
illustrating his lectures. He is also connected with St. Luke's
hosp. as obstetrician, and is consulting phys. of the women's hosp.
of the State of Illinois. He makes a specialty of gynecology and
obstetrics. He is a member of the III. Slate med. soc. lie was
married, in l840, to Adaline O'Harrow, of
New York State, who died in l86l.
(The personal edited research
notes of Michael Echols, the source of which may or
may not be completely documented)