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Jerry Dillard Jarmon

Jerry Jarmon, Veterinarian, 1921

Jerry Dillard Jarmon was born on 28 Feb 1892, the son of John and Victoria Jarmon. He was raised on a farm near Leighton, AL, with six siblings: Livia, Harry, Angelo, William, John Jr., and Arthur.

On 18 Sep 1916, he entered K-State pursuing an education in veterinary medicine. He listed Coffeyville, KS, as his permanent residence and cited the School of Agriculture at Tuskegee Institute, AL, as he most recent education. He withdrew from college on 09 Nov 1917, but returned on 31 Dec 1917. He attended summer school in 1918 and 1920.

He spent five years in the Tuskegee Institute Infantry which, combined with his age, excused him from mandatory military drill exercises. He joined the Student Army Training Corps his sophomore year.

Jarmon lived at 806 Yuma his first year, 618 Yuma in 1919, and spent his final year in the Phi Beta Sigma Chapter House, 1020 Colorado.

He graduated from K-State on 02 Jun 1921, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The 1923 Alumni Directory shows him teaching at the Agricultural and Industrial State Normal in Nashville, TN. The 1930 census lists him as a veterinarian at a slaughter house living at 302 West 138th St, Manhattan, NY.

On 27 Apr 1942, Jerry Dillard Jarmon, age 50, living on 174th street in Jamaica, Queens, NY, supplied information for the World War II Draft registration. He was employed by the USDA, Bureau of Animal Industry and listed Myrtle Jarmon, of the same address, as his primary contact.

Jerry D. Jarmon died on 15 Aug 1970 in Jamaica, Queens, NY.

Sources of Information:

K-State Transcript
K-State Directory, 1916, 1919-1920
Royal Purple, 1921
1900 Census: Alabama - Colbert County - Brickville - District 19
1910 Census: Alabama - Colbert County - Brickville - District 1
1930 Census: New York - New York County - Manhattan - District 999
1923 KSAC Alumni Directory
World War I Draft Registration
World War II Draft Registration
Social Security Death Index