March 23, 2023

Nisan 1, 5783


Hyman M. Miller


Adar (Ly Adar 2) 25, 5769

July 20, 1922 to March 21, 2009

Hyman M. Miller, 86, was a lifelong resident of Syracuse. He served 18 years on the NYS Legislature. He represented Republican members of the Assembly on committees including finance, energy, education, and business. He attended Nottingham High School and received his post-secondary education at Western Maryland College and Syracuse University. A veteran of World War II Hy was state commander of the Jewish War Veterans. Hy was a director on the boards of the Syracuse Chiefs Baseball Club, the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame and Community General Hospital Foundation. He was president of Temple Beth El and the Jewish Community Center and trustee of Cazenovia College. He received awards including Yeshiva University Meritorious Service, Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities Outstanding Service, Esther and Joseph Roth Outstanding Jewish Community Leadership and Bishop Leroy Anderson Award. He was appointed to the Central NYS Regional Transportation Authority and to the NYS Power Authority. Hy was CEO of the Miller Agency, an independent insurance business which he founded. He was predeceased by his wife Anne H. Miller, in 2003. He is survived by his sons, Robert (Lynn) Miller and Philip (Barbara) Miller, daughters Janis (John) Martin, Sharon Miller, Linda Miller Shapess, and nine grandchildren. +

U.S. Army Air Force

Served from March 29, 1943 to February 14, 1946

Highest JWV Position

National Executive Committee

Post or Auxiliary

Post 131

Military Specialty

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