Harry Miller

(1879-1977). China doctor, soybean product pioneer. He was born in a log cabin near Ludlow Falls, Ohio, the oldest of the five children of Amanda and John Oliver Miller. After graduating from Mount Vernon Academy in Ohio, he enrolled at American Medical Missionary College in Battle Creek. He graduated from medical school in 1902, along with Maude Thompson, who became his wife in that year. In 1903 Miller, working with other physicians, took part in laboratory work involving fungus infections. Their experiments established the fact that certain fungi are far more dangerous, even life-threatening, than generally thought at that time. Early on he established a reputation as a skillful surgeon with a promising future for a lucrative practice in the United States, but when a medical student sug...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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