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Thomas Joe Gilliland

Thomas Joe Gilliland was American mining executive, educator. Recipient Literature award Iliad Press, 1997. Member Top Records Songwriters Association.

Background

  • Gilliland, Thomas Joe was born on June 18, 1927 in Globe, Arizona, United States. Son of James O. Gilliland and Bertha E. (Ikenberry) Elsworth.

  • Career

    • Apprentice Miami Copper Company, Miami, Arizona, 1951-1955, journeyman mechanic, 1955-1968. Truckshop foreman Cities Service Company, 1968-1979, member development and training staff, 1979-1988. Instructor Gilliland's Safety Enterprises, Eagar, 1988-1992.

      Diesel instructor Eastern Arizona Junior College, Globe, 1973-1977. Crane safety instructor, fork lift safety instructor Gilliland's Safety Enterprises, Eagar, 1988-1992.

    Works

    • Author: Crane Safety & Rigging, 1988, Fork Lift Safety, 1988, (poetry) A Little Bit of Rhyming, 1995.

    Politics

    Religious freedom should be supported and the expressions of faith of others should be respected.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

    Membership

    Member Top Records Songwriters Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, hiking, writing, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Betty J. Walker, August 9, 1947 (deceased October 1995). Married Mody R. Meredith, September 10, 1997. 1 child, Cheryl J. Earven.
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    Born June 18, 1927
    • 1951 - 1955
      Apprentice Miami Copper Company
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1955 - 1968
      Apprentice Miami Copper Company
    • 1973 - 1977
      diesel instructor, Eastern Arizona Junior College
      Globe, Arizona, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      instructor, Gilliland's Safety Enterprises
      Eagar, Arizona, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      crane safety instructor, Gilliland's Safety Enterprises
      Eagar, Arizona, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      fork lift safety instructor, Gilliland's Safety Enterprises
      Eagar, Arizona, United States
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