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Miller, Leah Rowena



  • Existence: 1904-12-04 - 2000-07-05

Biographical Information

Leah Rowena Miller, called Rowena by her friends, was a member of the class of 1927 from Decatur, Indiana.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics. She married Vernon P Sharkey in 1948 and lived as a homemaker in Goshen. She passed away in 2000.


Purdue University Board of Trustee minutes, September 21, 1927

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 275
Scope and Contents The Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook (1924-1931; 0.4 cubic feet) documents the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.  It includes her time as a student at Purdue as well as her travels after graduation.  The scrapbook focuses heavily on Rowena's social life with her family and friends.  This scrapbook would be a valuable asset for any individual researching the history of Purdue and student life.  It would also be valuable for an individual researching the time period of the 1920s.  Within the...
Dates: 1924-1931; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1927; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013