Mitchell W. Miller, 91, Vero Beach

Mitchell W. Miller, 91, died Dec. 14 at Indian River Estates, Vero Beach.

He was born in Philadelphia.

He graduated from Germantown High School valedictorian, won the history prize and the Latin Prize as well as a four-year scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania.

Miller served in World War II as a lieutenant in the Navy and then graduated from the University of Penn Law School.

Miller practiced bankruptcy law in Philadelphia, joined in the firm by his son, Jack, served as a member of the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association.

He is a former chairman of the Bankruptcy Committee of the General Practice Section of the ABA.

Miller was a member of the Advisory Board of Editors of the ABA Journal, and The Task Force on Revisions of Bankruptcy Law of the ABA.

He co-authored “Bankruptcy Law and the Creditor,” and “Consumer Bankruptcy Manual,” a must read by bankruptcy law students and practitioners.

Miller was a contributing author to “Bankruptcy Practice and Strategy,” was the founder of the National Association of Chapter 13 Attorneys.

He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America under “Creditors and Debtors Rights” specialty.

He served on the adjunct faculty of Delaware Law School.

Miler was an amateur flutist, stamp collector and tennis player.

He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Adele and son, Mitchell Miller Jr.

Survivors include his life-companion, Sue Westwater, of Indian River Estates, Vero Beach; his daughter Ellen Miller (Joseph Krug), of  Bristol, Pa.; son, Jack (Shelley), granddaughter, Jamie Miller and great grandson, Ayden Wertz, all of Blue Bell, Pa.

Services area at a later date.

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