, 103, active member of the , Sons of the Utah Pioneers, died February 7 of natural causes at his home in St. George, Utah. He was patriarch of the St. George Stake East.

[Mr.] Miles attended the University of Utah and Brigham Young University and later became a bookkeeper. He became St. George city clerk [for] 18 years, as juvenile judge for eight years, and as justice of the peace for three terms.

A former clerk and store manager, Mr. Miles served an LDS mission to the Southern States from 1896 to 1899. He was an ordinance worker in the St. George LDS Temple for 25 years.

Mr. Miles served as patriarch in the St. George East LDS Stake for 27 years.

Mr. Miles was born Dec. 9, 1866 in London, England, a son of John Henry William and Mary Wyatt Miles.

He married Victoria Josephine Jarvis in 1895 in the St. George LDS Temple. She died in May 1941.

Survivors include four sons and three daughters, George J., of Centerville; Dr. Henry J., Urban, Ill.; Maurice J., Henderson, Nev.; Walter J., Mrs Clinton (Ann) Fuller, Mrs. Howard (Mary) Kleinman, all of St. George.

Survivors also include 27 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Feb. 9 in the St. George Sixth LDS Ward Chapel. Burial was in the St. George City Cemetery.


THIS BIOGRAPHY ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE MAY/JUNE 1970 ISSUE OF PIONEER MAGAZINE.
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