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Gossett, Laymon

Gossett, Laymon

Gossett, Laymon

Date: Monday, February 01, 1988

Interview 53b : In this interview with Wendy Gossett, Laymon Gossett reminisces about his time as a logger and tree cutter for various East Texas lumber companies. He learned early how to handle and cut trees, and was known throughout the region as a knowledgeable and honest worker. Henry and Arthur Temple, Jr. depended on him to work in their crews. Mr. Gossett also won many logging contests and was eventually prevented from entering because he always won. Mrs. Gossett is also present in the interview.