Seymour Simmons Jr. passes
Published on: Oct 31, 2013
Seymour Simmons, Jr., 93, passed away October 6. The past President, CEO and Chairman of Miller International, Inc. also served as President of Temple Emanuel and the Rotary Club of Denver. Simmons, an alumnus of Louisiana State University, began his journey at Miller Stockman under the direction of Phillip Miller on May 1, 1951 as comptroller. Simmons became President of Miller International, Inc. in 1973, overseeing the Miller Stockman stores and Miller Western Wear. Simmons became Chairman of the Board and CEO in 1989 and was at the helm during the purchase of Rocky Mountain Clothing Company, and its Rockies® brand. He continued to be an active participant in the company until the early 2000's, eventually retiring.