MILLER, DON

DON MILLER (Deceased)

Inducted: January 16, 1975 in Richmond, IN (Posthumously)

Date of Birth: March 29, 1902 in Defiance, OH

High School Attended: Defiance                   Graduated: 1921

High School Honors: President of Senior Class; captain of football team.

College Attended: University of Notre Dame   Graduated: 1925

College Honors: President of Senior Class; played in Rose Bowl on January 1, 1925, with Notre Dame beating Stanford 27-10; one of the famous "Four Horsemen" of Notre Dame's backfield in 1924; All-American 1923, 1924.

Professional Athletic Background: Spent one year with the Hartford Blues, an independent football team.

Coaching Experience: Served four years as backfield coach at Georgia Tech (1925-1928), going to Rose Bowl on January 1, 1929; 4 years backfield coach at Ohio State University (1929-1932); retired from coaching on January 1, 1933, to devote time to practice of law.

Special Recognition: Served 11 years as US District Attorney for Northern District of Ohio; National President of US District Attorney Association for the United States; President of the Federal Bar Association of Northern Ohio; President of Touchdown Club of Cleveland; was President of the Advisory Board for Beaumont School for Girls, Director of Mary Mount Hospital of Cleveland, and President of Divot Diggers of Cleveland, INC, which supports individuals with mental disabilities in Cuyahoga County; inducted into the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame in 1970.

Judge Miller passed away July 28, 1979.