Gaylord P. Whitlock

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Position Title
(In Memoriam) Cooperative Extension Specialist


Born in Mt. Vernon, Ill., on July 7, 1917, Whitlock was the oldest of four children. He put himself through Southern Illinois Normal College delivering bread, milking cows and picking peaches. He was a Navy weatherman in World War II and was shipwrecked off the coast of Alaska. He taught nutrition through the UC Davis extension office.