Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Railroad Presidents: Roswell Miller, Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway

Photo of Roswell Miller from King's Views of the New York Stock Exchange, 1897.  He would retire from the Presidency of the Railroad in 1899.

Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul 1901-cancelled 2 cent documentary battleship from the post-Roswell Miller era.

From the New York Times, September 24, 1899:


Roswell Miller Retires from the Presidency of the St. Paul and Albert J. Earling Succeeds Him.

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 23.--At the annual meeting of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company, held here today, former Second Vice President Albert J. Earling of Chicago was elected President of the road, vice Roswell Miller, who was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors.  Mr. Miller's Retirement from the Presidency was entirely unexpected outside the inner circles of the company.

While Mr. Miller is still is still the executive head of the road, the change in the organization will relieve him of a large part of his operative duties and confine his duties to the financial affairs of the company.  Mr. Earling will have absolute charge of all matters of operation...

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