will hold its 4th “Night at the Museum” for the 2012 series of speakers on the second Monday night in May, 2012. Leonard D. Miller, Dorcheat Historical Association Museum Army (Retired) will speak at the Dorcheat Historical Association and Museum on Brigadier General, US May 14th, 2012.
General Miller was born in
in 1941 and graduated from Minden in 1959. Miller graduated from Minden High School Northwestern State College in 1964. During his years of college Miller, married Carolyn Hall (also of and a graduate of Northwestern) in 1962. The couple has two sons and four grandchildren. Both boys are LSU graduates. One daughter-in-law is an LSU graduated with a Masters from Minden and the other is a graduate of ULM in James Madison University One son lives in Harrisonburg, VA. and the other lives in Spring, TX. Shrewsbury, PA
Leonard and Carolyn left
in 1964 after he was commissioned through the ROTC program at Northwestern. For the next 29 years he was a professional soldier with duty stations throughout the Minden . Additionally, they served two tours in United States and he was assigned to Germany for two tours. Carolyn stayed in Vietnam those two tours. The first tour was 19678-1968 when they had one son and the second was 1972-1973 when they had the two sons. Leonard retired from active duty in 1993 and they lived in their home in Minden (which they purchased in 1979 for the first of the three assignments in the DC area) until 2002. In the summer of 2002 they returned to their hometown of Fairfax, VA and bought a home on Minden Drake Drive.
Don’t miss your chance to hear about one of
’s most high ranking Veterans. The museum events will be held in the Media/Learning room at the Minden , Dorcheat Historical Association Museum 116 Pearl Street, Minden, La. Museum doors will open at , with first-come, first-serve seating. Program begins at , admission is free with potluck desserts and snacks welcome.
For more information contact Schelley Brown Francis at 318-377-3002 or visit www.museuminminden.blogspot.com to sign up for the museum email blast. You can also find the museum on Facebook. To learn more about Webster Parish’s rich history visit the
located at Dorcheat Historical Association Museum 116 Pearl Street in . Museum hours; closed on Monday, Tuesday-Friday (closed from 1-2 for lunch), Saturday - . The museum admission is free. Also open for special tours and rental by appointment. Minden