Description: Interview with Representative Claud H. Gilmer, a Texas state legislator from Rocksprings, Texas. Gilmer discusses his entry into politics, his first campaign for election, his experiences as a freshman in congress, the "Immortal Fifty-six," his position on the Omnibus Tax Bill, his relationship with Price Daniel, his views on Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, bills he sponsored, his impression of Daniel as House Speaker, appointing house committee members, his thoughts on the House Speaker as an office, public education in Texas, his thoughts on governor Beauford H. Jester, and his time as Speaker.
Date: April 6, 1968
Creator: Gantt, Fred & Gilmer, Claud H.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program