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He was a former president of the Bethpage Kiwanis Club and an avid tennis player.  -  Information on file
 
He was a former president of the Bethpage Kiwanis Club and an avid tennis player.  -  Information on file
  
A little-known fact about Mr. Miller, submitted by Rosalie Niemzyk, was his interest in Ham Radio, as well as, the Postch (sp?)
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A little-known information, about Mr. Miller, submitted by Rosalie Niemzyk, was his interest in Ham Radio, as well as, the Postch (sp?) Work that he did for the U. S. Army during WWII.  The Army wanted to keep an eye on the enemy submarines off the east coast of Long Island and Victor Miller was, indeed, recruited by them "to do his part" in this vital work.
Work that he did for the U. S. Army during WWII.  The Army wanted to keep an eye on the enemy submarines off the east coast of Long Island and Victor Miller was, indeed, recruited by them "to do his part" in this vital work.
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Mr. Miller was part and parcel of the Aviation Evaluation Research Group of Columbia University's Teachers College.  This group was responsible for writing the "Air Age Education Series".

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Supervising principal (1950's). Married Lucille Schaaf, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Henry Schaaf., local merchant. Active in St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Six children: Jane, Susan, James, John, Thomas and Sally. (Bethpage History by Rosalie Niemczyk)

Teacher, principal, and supervising principal for Bethpage School District. Lived at 81 Maple Avenue, Bethpage. He began his teaching career in upstate New York in 1932 where he graduated from Buffalo State University where he received a bachelor's degree and also did graduate work at New York University. Victor taught English and science in the Central Park Elementary School in from 1932 to 1934, and then taught in Williston Park until 1940. From 1940 to 1958 he was the District 21 supervising principal, and was acting superintendent in 1958. In 1959 he became principal of the Bloomingdale Avenue School and retired in December 1972.

In 1965, Miller was elected library board trustee in Bethpage and defeated in 1970. In 1975 he ran unsuccessfully as a Citizen's Party write-in candidate for library trustee in East Rockaway.

He was a former president of the Bethpage Kiwanis Club and an avid tennis player. - Information on file

A little-known information, about Mr. Miller, submitted by Rosalie Niemzyk, was his interest in Ham Radio, as well as, the Postch (sp?) Work that he did for the U. S. Army during WWII. The Army wanted to keep an eye on the enemy submarines off the east coast of Long Island and Victor Miller was, indeed, recruited by them "to do his part" in this vital work.

Mr. Miller was part and parcel of the Aviation Evaluation Research Group of Columbia University's Teachers College. This group was responsible for writing the "Air Age Education Series".

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