Bill Miller (athlete)

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Bill Miller
Bill Miller and his wife Linda – 1959
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Preston Miller
BornFebruary 22, 1930
Lawnside, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedOctober 27, 2016(2016-10-27) (aged 86)
Apache Junction, Arizona, U.S.

William Preston "Bill" Miller (February 22, 1930 – October 27, 2016) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the javelin throw. He competed for the United States in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland in the javelin throw where he won the silver medal. Miller was born in Lawnside, New Jersey.


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bill Miller". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on October 1, 2015.
  • Bill Miller's obituary