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  • Dorothy Dix, Advice Columnist (1861 - 1951)
    Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1861 – December 16, 1951), was the pseudonym of U.S. journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer. As the forerunner of today's popular advice columnists, Dorothy Dix was A...
  • Gov. George R. Gilmer (1790 - 1859)
    George Rockingham Gilmer Governor George R. Gilmer George Rockingham Gilmer (April 11, 1790 – November 16, 1859) was an American statesman and politician. He served two non-consecutive ter...
  • Dr. George Gilmer (1700 - 1757)
    Dr. George Gilmer (1700 – January 15, 1757) served as mayor of Williamsburg, Virginia, from 1746 to 1747. Gilmer was born near Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1700. He studied medicine at the Edinburg...
  • John Blair Gilmer, Patriot (1748 - 1793)
    Served under Marquis de La Fayette as an officer at the Siege of Yorktown during the Revolutionary War. Received bounty grant of land Wilkes Co. for his services
  • Peachy Ridgway Gilmer (1779 - 1836)

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