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Professor William Allen Miller (1817-1870).
Treasurer to the Royal Society.
William Allen Miller (1817-1870), FRS, was a British scientist.
1817 December 17th. Born in Ipswich, Suffolk and educated at Ackworth School and King's College London.
On the death of John Frederic Daniell he succeeded to the Chair of Chemistry at King's. Although primarily a chemist, the scientific contributions for which Miller is mainly remembered today are in spectroscopy and astro-chemistry, new fields in his time.
1842 Miller married Eliza Forrest of Birmingham
1845 Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
1869 - of Kings College, London.
1870 September 30th. Died, a year after his wife, and they are both buried at West Norwood Cemetery. They were survived by a son and two daughters.