Interview with Jack A. Wilson, October 24, 2004

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Jack Wilson (Liberia, 1962-1964; Education Program) discusses his life and educational background both before and after joining the Peace Corps, including growing up in southern Michigan and graduating from the College of Wooster with a speech degree in 1961. Jack describes his time in the Peace Corps spent teaching English in Monrovia, Liberia and coaching basketball. He tells about how he became Associate Peace Corps Director in Sierra Leone, then desk officer for The Gambia and Nigeria, and then Director in Fiji.

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2004oh161_pc027

Interviewee Name

Jack A. Wilson

Interviewer Name

Angene H. Wilson

Interview Date

2004-10-24

Interview Keyword

Education

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Wilson, Jack A. Interview by Angene H. Wilson. 24 Oct. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wilson, J.A. (2004, October 24). Interview by A. H. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wilson, Jack A., interview by Angene H. Wilson. October 24, 2004, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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