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Paisley, Oldham


Oldham Paisley (1893-1977) was a student at the University of Omaha, class of 1916. He played football for the university. He married fellow OU student Annetta Nourse. They lived in Marion, Illinois and had three children. He became editor of the Daily Republican (newspaper) in Marion, Illinois. He served in both World Wars.

Biographical information from several external sources indicates that he was born in Lincoln, Illinois. However, his University of Omaha scrapbook lists his home as Helena, Montana.

For more information, see Paisley, Roy Oldham 1893-1977, on the Marion Illinois History Preservation website:

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oldham Paisley University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UNO-0166
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documenting student life at the University of Omaha includes photographs, news clippings, dance cards, invitations, party favors, train tickets, programs, tickets and other material about sporting events including football and basketball, voting, and other ephemera. Items of note including a half walnut shell that may have been a party favor, a small sign that reads "Votes for Women" and other references to the right to vote for women, and notes about Paisley by other students and...