(Major General) Luther Deck Miller, USA (June 14, 1890
April 27, 1972) was an American Army officer who
served as the 6th Chief of Chaplains of the United States
Army from 1945 to 1949.
General Luther Deck Miller
in Pennsylvania, June 14, 1890, he received a B.D. degree
from the Chicago Theological Seminary in 1917. He also
graduated from the Chaplains School in 1922. He was commissioned
a First Lieutenant, United States Army, 1918, and advanced
through the grades to Major General, Chief of Chaplains,
United States Army. He was also elected a Canon and Member,
Presbytery of Washington, D.C.
made his home in Washington, D.C. where he died on April
27, 1972. He was buried in Section 2 of Arlington National
would seem an odd choice, but remember, part of the mission
was also to examine all of the social/religious, etc.
ramifications of the alien problem. By using a Chaplain,
they could use the secrecy of the military while still
getting clerical opinion.