Frederick Edward John Miller (born as "Friedrich Eduard Johannes Müller" November 24, 1824 in Riedlingen, Germany - May 11, 1888) was a brewery owner who founded the Miller Brewing Company at the Plank Road Brewery in 1855. He learned the brewing business in Sigmaringen.
Miller was born in Germany, and was married to Josephine Miller in Friedrichshafen, Germany on June 7, 1853. Their first child, Joseph Edward Miller, was born the next year. In 1854, the family emigrated to the United States. Josephine died in April 1860 and Miller married Lisette Gross and had five children who survived infancy:who survived: Ernst, Emil, Frederick, Clara and Elise.
He died of cancer, and was buried in the Calvary Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
One of Miller's daughters, Elise, was the mother of Harry G. John, president of Miller Brewing from 1946-1947 and founder of the De Rance Corporation, once the world's largest Catholic charity.
Frederick Miller once owned a tract of land in the Michigan's Upper Peninsula that is now Craig Lake State Park.
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