PETER MILLER, PASSED MIDN, USN
Peter Miller '82
Date of birth: February 5, 1860
Date of death: April 3, 1883
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Peter Miller was admitted to the Naval Academy from Kansas on October 1, 1878 at age 18 years 7 months.
From Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute, 1884:
Naval Cadet Peter Miller. Born, Stockholm, Sweden, February 5, 1860. Appointed a Cadet Engineer, October 1, 1878. Graduated from the Naval Academy, June 8, 1882. Ordered to the Tennessee, July 26, 1882. Died on board the Tennessee, April 3, 1883, at Key West, Florida, having- been severely scalded the day previous by the bursting of a steam-pipe while on duty in the fireroom. Sea service, one year, four months ; shore duty, three years, one month; total service, four years, six months.