Miller and Lux

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The Miller and Lux company was one of the largest land owners in the US. Miller and Lux bought Soldier Meadows in 1883. Henry Miller died in 1916, Soldier Meadows was sold to the Parman family in 1926.

Miller and Lux owned Paiute Meadows in 1911.<ref name=Mack>"The Indian Massacre of 1911", Mack, Effie Mona, p. 42, 1968.</ref>

In 1911, Charles Demick was the Miller and Lux foreman covering Oregon and Nevada.<ref name=Mack/>

The headquarters was at Quinn River Crossing.<ref name=Mack/>


References

Historical References

  • San Francisco Chronicle, "Misadventure of a Cycler: He Narrowly escapes Death in the Black Rock Desert," Oct 16, 1898, p. 21. Frederick Smart, an employee of Miller and "Luz" (sic), was bicycling across the desert, ran out of water and in his delirium, attempted to hang himself and cut himself. He was expected to survive.