University of Notre Dame

Don C. Miller Papers


Origination : Miller, Don C.
Extent : 2 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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The Western Reserve Historical Society donated most of these papers in 1988. Judy Collins donated photocopies (CDCM 2/13) in 2016.

Preferred Citation

Don C. Miller Papers (DCM), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, clippings, articles, speeches, ephemera, photographs, and personal papers dating chiefly 1965-1977, with a few items dating from the 1920s.


Don C. Miller was born in Defiance, Ohio, in 1902. One of the Four Horsemen, he played football (halfback) at Notre Dame from 1922 to 1924, All-American in 1923 and 1924. After graduating he played professional football in 1925 for the Hartford Blues. He then coached football at Georgia Tech (1925-1928) and Ohio State (1929-1932). He later became an attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, and served from 1941 to 1953 as United States Attorney for Northern Ohio and from 1965 until his retirement in 1977 as a United States Bankruptcy Court judge. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1970. He died in 1979 at the age of 77.


Miller, Don C.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Football team)