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educator , Mining executive

Thomas Joe Gilliland, 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

  • Other Work

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

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Member Top Records Songwriters Association.

Interests

  • Other 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.

father:
James O. Gilliland Elsworth

mother:
Bertha E. (Ikenberry) Elsworth

spouse:
Betty J. Walker

spouse:
Mody R. Meredith

child:
Cheryl J. Earven Gilliland