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1Title:  Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs     
 Creator:  Gift of Sam Miller 
 Dates:  1973-2014 
 Abstract:  Samuel H. "Sam" Miller was born on June 26, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Western Reserve University in Cleveland and earned a scholarship to attend Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he received an MBA. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. In 1947, Miller joined Forest City Material Company, the precursor to Forest City Enterprises, and was instrumental in the success of Forest City, being credited with spearheading the company's move into land development. Miller was a lifetime honorary trustee of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and an honorary trustee of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He was a past chair of Israel Bonds and the Cleveland Jewish Welfare Fund. He also served on many boards of trustees, including: Jewish National Fund, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, WVIZ, Urban League, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace University, Notre Dame College, Crime Stoppers, Police Memorial, Medical Mutual of Ohio and Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Miller died on March 7, 2019 in Cleveland at age 97. The Samuel Miller Papers and Photographs collection consists of speeches and photographs. 
 Call #:  MS 5451 
 Extent:  3.0 linear feet (7 boxes) 
 Subjects:  Miller, Samuel, 1921-2019. Speeches. Selections. | Miller, Samuel, 1921-2019 -- Photographs | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland
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