Frank Augustus Miller

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Frank Augustus Miller
Master of the Inn
Frank Augustus Miller.jpg
Born (1858-06-30)June 30, 1858
Tomah, Wisconsin
Died June 17, 1935(1935-06-17) (aged 76)
Riverside, California
Resting place
Evergreen Cemetery (Riverside, California)
33°58′47″N 117°23′07″W / 33.97967°N 117.38535°W / 33.97967; -117.38535Coordinates: 33°58′47″N 117°23′07″W / 33.97967°N 117.38535°W / 33.97967; -117.38535
Residence Mission Inn
Nationality American
Occupation Inn keeper
Known for Civic leader and builder of the Mission Inn.
Frank Miller at age 21 years

Frank Augustus Miller (June 30, 1858 – June 17, 1935) was the owner and chief developer of the Mission Inn in Riverside, California, United States. He was also a civic leader and one of Riverside's strongest promoters.

He is buried in Riverside's Evergreen Cemetery.[1]



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  • Patterson, Tom. A Colony for California. Riverside Museum Associates, 1996. ISBN 9780935661248. OCLC 35812626
  • Patterson, Tom. Landmarks of Riverside, and the Stories Behind Them. Press-Enterprise Co., Riverside, CA, 1964. OCLC 3512580
  • Wenzel, Glenn. "Anecdotes on Frank Miller and the Mount Rubidoux Easter pilgrimages", Journal of the Riverside Historical Society, Riverside, CA, No. 13, February 2009.
  • Wenzel, Glenn and Wenzel, Seth (illust.) Anecdotes on Mount Rubidoux and Frank A. Miller, her promoter. Riverside, CA, 2010 ISBN 9781450705028. OCLC 604994425

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