Type of Officer: City Marshal
Jurisdiction: Ellis
County: Ellis
Death Date: 11/15/1921
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Marshal Miller was fatally shot while trying to stop a public disturbance created by a group of “toughs” led by a notorious troublemaker named Greenwood. After the shooting, Greenwood prevented anyone from assisting the marshal, who died within a short time. Miller had previously been the city marshal of Hays, as well as the undersheriff and sheriff of Ellis County.