MILLER Isadore ("Izzie")
Date of birth : 1885, Austria.
Date of death : 1966, Long Island.
* 1800 Avenue L. Brooklyn. CL 2-0523.
* Sea Isle Hotel. Miami Beach, Florida.
Father of Arthur Miller.
His parents Samuel Miller (1859, Austria-May 12, 1934, New York) and Dora Keil (1862, Austria-November 30, 1951, New York) emigrated to the USA in 1888.
On December 31, 1910, he married Augusta Barnett in New York.
His father was a clothes manufacturer ("S.Miller and Sons") in the Lower East Side, New York City.He was also a prosperous clothes manufacturer (his company was named "Miltex Coat and Suit Company") but he was ruined by the Crisis in 1929.
Isadore first didn't approve, Arthur's wish to write; actually, he simply didn't understand him.
June 29, 1956, civil wedding of Arthur and Marilyn in Roxbury
July 13, 1956, Marilyn and Arthur Miller leaving for England, for the production of "The Prince and the
Marilyn immediately got along with Arthur's parents. They often visited Arthur and Marilyn in their apartment of East 57th Street. Marilyn cooked for Isadore and spoiled him when he didn't feel well - a luxuary she hadn't be able to allow to her own father.
November 18, 1957, dinner at the Barbizon Plaza, after the "Conversation Piece" show, in which Joan Miller
He was proud of his friendship with Marilyn; she always remained in touch with him and wrote him long letters.
In May 1962 she asked him to accompany her at the Madison Square Garden, where she sang for John Kennedy; she introduced him as her ex father-in-law and invited him a the party which followed the show.
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