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dc.contributorCobb Landmarks & Historical Society.
dc.contributor.authorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )
dc.contributor.editorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )
dc.contributor.otherRohner, Bill F. (1922- )
dc.coverage.spatialMarietta, Georgia
dc.coverage.spatialCobb County
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Bill F. Rohner, 2014-06-17, Cobb County oral history series, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.descriptionBill F. Rohner was born in Marietta, Georgia, in 1922. His father and uncle owned Rohner Brothers Plumbing Company. With the exception of his service in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he has lived in Marietta his entire life. As a tech sergeant, Rohner participated in 35 missions over Germany from 1944 to 1945. After the war, he went to work in 1947 for People's Financial Corporation in Marietta. Shortly afterwards, he married Jane Kirk, whose grandfather once owned several hundred acres of land.The property boundaries extended from Kennesaw Avenue to a portion of the east side of Kennesaw Mountain. Bill and Jane were married for almost 63 years until her death in 2010. At the time of the interview in June 2014, Mr. Rohner, at age 91, still worked for People's Financial Corporation two days a week.</p> <p>The Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society requested that Dr. Tom Scott conduct this interview on behalf of the Kennesaw State University Oral History Project and paid for the transcription.</p>en_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.subjectRohner, Bill F. (1922- )en_US
dc.subjectMarietta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.en_US
dc.subjectMarietta (Ga.) -- History.en_US
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.en_US
dc.subjectOral historiesen_US
dc.titleInterview with Bill F. Rohneren_US

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  • Cobb County Oral History Series
    The Cobb County Oral History Series was conducted by Thomas Scott, Professor of History at Kennesaw State University, and others, of prominent citizens of Cobb County, Georgia. The series was started in 1978 and interviews are still being conducted. The interviewees were people of various backgrounds from Cobb, Cherokee, Paulding, Bartow, Gordon, and Fulton counties.
  • North and Northwest Georgia Regional History
    Oral histories pertaining to history of North and Northwest Georgia.

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