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George Wilkes aka George Miller (died October 2, 1870) was a well-known female impersonator of several early minstrel organizations. Lately he was with the Emerson's Minstrels, also known as the Ethiopian Company of Billy Emerson. The Emerson's Minstrels opened the 1870 season at the Academy in New Orleans, Louisiana.
He was born in Philadelphia and died at the Overton Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, on October 2, 1870, of congestion of the bowels. He never married and impersonated the prima donna in the troupe.
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