Dr. Robert G. Perryman
Robert G. Perryman traces his family genealogy to the beginning of Tulsa. He is a direct descendant of Benjamin Perryman who came to Indian Territory from Alabama in 1828. Arthur Robertson Perryman was Robert’s father. His mother, Daisy Gentry came to Indian Territory from Arkansas in a covered wagon.
Dr. Robert Perryman was born in Tulsa and through his medical education, he became a surgeon, spanning a 46-year career. While remaining in private practice at Glass Nelson Clinic he was also part of the attending staff at St. John Medical Center, Hillcrest Medical Center, and courtesy staff at Saint Francis Hospital. He was instrumental in the creation of the Tulsa Burn Center at Hillcrest Medical Center. He also contributed his time to a variety of staff appointments at medical facilities and associations.
Dr. Robert G. Perryman died October 6, 2020, at the age of 97.
Interview with Robert G. Perryman
Müllerhaus Legacy Website Team
Date Created: August 17, 2010
Date Published: November 23, 2020
Notes: Recorded by John Erling in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Digital Audio Sound Recording, Non-Music.
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