William K. Miller
FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER
William K. Miller, 90, a retired Foreign Service officer who served in the State Department for more than 35 years, died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease Jan. 1 at his home in Arlington County.
Mr. Miller joined the State Department in 1943. As an economics officer, he served in India, Finland, France, Taiwan, Switzerland and England.
After retiring from government service in 1978, Mr. Miller served as executive director of the International Sugar Organization in London. He left that position in 1986 and retired to Arlington.
William Keller Miller was born in Lancaster, Pa. He was a 1941 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Haverford College in Haverford, Pa., where he studied economics. He received a master’s degree in international affairs in 1942 from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.
Ason, William Keller Miller Jr., died in 1995.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Margaret Lavin Miller of Arlington; three children, Michael Miller and Elizabeth Miller, both of Missoula, Mont., and Mary Miller of Washington; a brother; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.