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Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers 1948-1964
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Biography

Biographical Note

Emma Wheat Gillmore became an Assistant Surgeon with the USPHS during World War I. Her husband, Robert Tracy Gillmore was a captain in the Medical Officers Reserve Corps at the time of his death. She named the Surgeon General of the Army as the executor of her will. After her death on August 15, 1948, Captain Victor B. Taylor was appointed the responsibility of settling her estate, which included giving $23,434.75 to the Army Medical Library.