Flores, Gilbert 1998-04-27

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Gilbert Flores discusses his community involvement and being a county commissioner.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Gilbert Flores

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Date: April 27, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1: [Tape difficulty makes the interview hard understand], Flores, Gilbert, b. July 3, 1946 in Slaton, Texas, Raised by grandparents, Came to Slaton in 1905 or 1907, Grandfather worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, Siblings: a brother and sister, Father remarried and had 12 children, Mother remarried and had seven children, Childhood, Good memories, Slaton, Texas, Education, Segregated schools, Relating to different generation, By the age of 25…, Had been married and divorced, Raising two children, Owned his own business, Gilbert’s Auto Supply, Education (again), Took a few business classes at Texas Tech University, Community leaders, Politics, Community involvement, Benefits of being a public servant, Future leaders, Opinions, Changes in life, Becoming a commissioner, Flores, Gilbert (continued), Commissioner (again), Duties, Politics, Running for position, Explains how citizens should become involved in the community, Commissioner (again), Job, [ends after 15 minutes]

Range Dates: 1946-1998

Bulk Dates: 1946-1998

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