Personalities: Jun. 26, 1964

FRESH out of the field artillery in 1946, Paul L. Miller took a trainee's job at Wall Street's First Boston Corp. "to give me eating money while I looked around to see what I wanted to do." It turned out to be a tour of extended duty. Last week Miller, at 44, was named president of the nation's largest underwriting house, which last year placed $2 billion worth of securities. He will be in charge of underwriting, serve as the youngest of the firm's three chief executives (others: Chairman Emil Pattberg Jr., 54, and...

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