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Gaither, Cornelius E.

Cornelius E. Gaither

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Oral History Session #1
Date:
January 31, 2014
Place:
West Deptford, New Jersey
Interviewers:
Shaun Illingworth
Transcript Production Team:
Shaun Illingworth
Cornelius E. Gaither
Molly Graham
Recommended Citation:
 
Gaither, Cornelius E. Oral History Interview, January 31, 2014, by Shaun Illingworth, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
 
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Description:
Dr. Cornelius E. Gaither was born in Philadephia in 1928.  He attended an all black elementary schooll in West Chester, Pennsylvania before attending an integrated high school.  Gaither attended Lincoln University in 1945 and went on to Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee to earn his doctorate degree in Dental Surgery.  He joined the Air Force in 1955 and spent three years an oral surgeon in Germany.  Gaither retired in 1987 having served over thirty years in the Reserves.
 

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