Harley Gilmore

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Harley Flemon Gilmore (born September 17, 1885; died March 13, 1966) was an educator and judge.

Gilmore studied law, but spent his career in education. He served as superintendent of schools in Athens city schools in Limestone County from 1911 to 1920, leaving to become the first principal of Hueytown High School. He also served as the school's athletic director.

He retired in 1956 and was succeeded by his son-in-law, Charles Vines. Gilmore was tapped to serve as a judge in Hueytown's municipal court from 1961 until his death in 1966.

Gilmore was active in the Hueytown Lions Club and Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

Gilmore's wife, Mae taught at Hueytown. The couple had three children: Louise, Margaret and Dudley. All three went into education careers.

Gilmore is buried at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church's cemetery. Hueytown High School's stadium was named in Gilmore's honor.