Miller, Emily Huntington, was born in
Brooklyn, Conn., October 22, 1833, the
daughter of Rev. Thomas Huntington, D.D.,
a Methodist minister; was educated at
Oberlin College, A.B. 1857. In 1860 she
was married to Mr. John E. Miller, who
died in 1882. She has written much for
various periodicals, both in prose and verse.
From 1867 to 1875 she edited the children's
magazine called the Little Corporal, which
was later merged with St. Nicholas. From
1891 to 1898 she was dean of women in
Northwestern University, from which institution
she received in 1909 the honorary
degree of Doctor of Literature (L.H.D.).
She is the author of some fifteen or twenty
volumes of prose and poetry, her books being
written mostly for young people. Mrs.
Miller is a Methodist. Her present address is St. Paul, Minn.
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