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Ruth Miller

Full name: Ruth Blanchard Miller (-Fracker)
Other name(s): Ruth Kempster
Gender: Female
Born: January 17, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 21, 1978 in Ojai, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Born as Ruth Blanchard Miller, after her marriage she adopted her husband’s name of Fracker. Her father, Kempster Blanchard Miller, was an engineer, author, and businessman. She also used his first name and worked sometimes as Ruth Kempster. Ruth Miller studied in New York, Paris and Firenze. In 1922 she went to California and continued her studies at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and the Stickney Memorial School of Art in Pasadena. She later joined Stickney and taught portraiture. In addition to classic painting, she focused on murals. With her painting Struggle she won the silver medal at the 1932 Art Competitons in Los Angeles.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings United States USA 2 Silver

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings 2 Struggle
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