Miller Coach - 3 known professional car builders with the same name


Miller Coach Co. - 1980s - Miami Lakes, Florida (Bradenton?)   I heard about a company named "Miller Coach" that produced a few Cadillac hearses in the early eighties.

Miller Coach. In the early '80's, there were ads for short wheelbase Cadillac hearses from a firm that called itself Miller Coach, and it was located in Florida, but I think the city was Bradenton, and I don't
trust my memory on that location right now. At any rate, the firm advertised one model of car, which was a Cadillac sedan on a stock wheelbase with a stretched tail. Side doors were stock, and the most
distinctive thing about that firm's cars was the fact that the roofs weren't raised at all. The beltline was kicked up at the same place as on a stock Cadillac sedan to follow that contour which was stamped into
the stock quarter panel, and the rear bodywork amounted to a flat center panel on the rear loading door, with vertical creases at either side where the bodywork angled forward to meet the taillights. The cars
were easily recognized because of their odd features, and they lacked anything to set them apart from other firms' products as far as practical advantages over competitors' cars. If anything, this firm
built a Cadillac hearse that was as practical as a lower priced, stretched tail hearse conversion from other firms. - BDW

 

Miller Coach - 1970s-present - Dallas, Texas   Here in Dallas there's a gentleman who I've purchased several hearses from named Frank Miller who owns a company called Miller Coach. He makes first call vans and the like under the name Miller Coach. He also used to run an ambulance service in the late 70's and early 80's, he may have converted some under the Miller Coach name for that purpose as well, next time I see him Ill have to ask.
 

Miller Coach and Limousine Sales, headquartered in Dallas, proudly represents three of the finest funeral car and limousine manufacturers in North America. We are the exclusive distributor for Eagle Coach Company and for LCW Automotive in the Southwest and also market vehicles for Superior Coach Company.

Miller Coach is family owned and operated and we offer over 50 years of combined experience in the Sales, Service, Rental and Leasing of new and re-conditioned funeral vehicles and limousines.

Serving the central southern and Rocky Mountain States, we are customer oriented and dedicated to providing the very best in funeral car and livery value. We will gladly furnish references upon request.

http://www.hearseandlimo.com/

 

Miller Coach Co. - 1974-present - Ozark, Missouri  

http://www.millercoach.com/ An ambulance builder from 1974-present

Miller Coach Company has been building ambulances for over 28 years.
Miller Coach Co., in Spokane, MO. incorporated in 1990 to Miller Coach
Co., Inc. We then moved to our current location in Ozark, MO in 1995.In
1996, we purchased L.E.V.I. Emergency Vehicles in Ithaca, MI and moved it to our Missouri location.

Miller Coach Company manufactures Type I Ambulances, Type II Ambulances,
Type III Ambulances, and Rescues. We build a high quality ambulance at
reasonable prices, meeting and exceeding the specifications for KKK-1822A-D.

We have also built Specialty Vehicles for the FBI, US Army, US Navy,
NASA, other State, and Federal Agencies, and several countries by export.
We appreciate our past and current customers, and would like to welcome
all our new ones.

Please call or e-mail (Al@millercoach.com) us anytime if you have any
questions or comments, or would like to get in contact with your local dealer.
We also sell factory direct to areas that do not have dealers.

Sincerely,

Al Miller, President
Miller Coach Co. Inc. 2750 N. Weaver Rd, Ozark MO 65721

 

    For more information please read:

The Professional Car (Quarterly Journal of the Professional Car Society)

Gregg D. Merksamer - Professional Cars: Ambulances, Funeral Cars and Flower Cars

Thomas A. McPherson - American Funeral Cars & Ambulances Since 1900

Carriage Museum of America - Horse-Drawn Funeral Vehicles: 19th Century Funerals

Carriage Museum of America -  Horse Drawn - Military, Civilian, Veterinary - Ambulances

Gunter-Michael Koch - Bestattungswagen im Wandel der Zeit

Walt McCall & Tom McPherson - Classic American Ambulances 1900-1979: Photo Archive

Walt McCall & Tom McPherson - Classic American Funeral Vehicles 1900-1980 Photo Archive

Walter M. P. McCall - The American Ambulance 1900-2002

Walter M.P. McCall - American Funeral Vehicles 1883-2003

Michael L. Bromley & Tom Mazza - Stretching It: The Story of the Limousine

Richard J. Conjalka - Classic American Limousines: 1955 Through 2000 Photo Archive

Richard J. Conjalka - Stretch Limousines 1928-2001 Photo Archive

Thomas A. McPherson - Eureka: The Eureka Company: a complete history

Thomas A. McPherson - Superior: The complete history

Thomas A. McPherson - Flxible: The Complete History

Thomas A. McPherson - Miller-Meteor: The Complete History

Robert R. Ebert  - Flxible: A History of the Bus and the Company

Hearses - Automobile Quarterly Vol 36 No 3

Marian Suman-Hreblay - Dictionary of World Coachbuilders and Car Stylists

Daniel D. Hutchins - Wheels Across America: Carriage Art & Craftsmanship

Marian Suman-Hreblay - Dictionary of World Coachbuilders and Car Stylists

Michael Lamm and Dave Holls - A Century of Automotive Style: 100 Years of American Car Design

Nick Georgano - The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile: Coachbuilding

Marian Suman-Hreblay - Automobile Manufacturers Worldwide Registry

G.N. Georgano & G. Marshall Naul - The Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles

Albert Mroz - Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Trucks & Commercial Vehicles

Beverly Rae Kimes & Henry Austin Clark Jr. - Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942

John Gunnell - Standard Catalog of American Cars, 1946-1975

James M. Flammang & Ron Kowalke - Standard Catalog of American Cars, 1976-1999



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