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Document Details


Title: Gilmer, Oliver D.
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Reverend Oliver D. Gilmer was born in rural Kentucky on May 31, 1927. As he grew up on a farm, he attended a one-teacher school from primer through the eighth grade. During World War II, he was drafted into the Army. He served in the military during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, and then retired with twenty-three years of military service. In 1967, Reverend Gilmer entered the ministry. During his career, he earned his master's degree.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohgilmero.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gilmer, Oliver D., 1927-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 31-May-1927
Speaker place of birth: Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Clergy; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 25-Oct-1999
Interviewer: Henderson, William
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025636-27531