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John Courtney Marks

John Courtney Marks, American health systems engineer. Recipient Service award Air Pollution Control Association, 1960.


  • Marks, John Courtney was born on March 1, 1924 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Courtney B. and Muriel O. (Michael) Marks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Villanova University, 1950. Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering, University Scranton, 1953.


    • Assistant chief engineer Air Pollution Control District, Louisville, Kentucky, 1953-1956. Chief engineer Louisville Medical Center, 1956-1963. Research engineer American Air Filter Company, Inc., Louisville, 1963-1967.

      Research engineer Kentec Laboratories, Louisville, 1967-1969. Systems engineer Humana, Inc., Louisville, 1969-1973. Systems engineering consultant Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, Louisville, 1974-1976.

      Administrator Shalomwald Hospital, LaGrange, Kentucky, 1976-1977. Manager support systems Kentucky Health Systems Agency, Louisville, 1974-1979. Management engineer Bowling Green (Kentucky) Medical Center, 1979.

      Health planning consultant Greenview Hospital, Bowling Green. Administrator Charterton Hospital, La Grange. Now systems engineer Medical Center at Bowling Green.

      Instructor systems design Bellarmine College, Louisville, 1975. Consultant United States Public Health Service, Louisville, 1955, Battelle Memorial Institute, Louisville, 1953-1955.


    Member Board Appeals Jefferson County Building Department, Louisville, 1957-1963, Metropolitan Planning Council, Louisville, 1958. Served with United States Army, 1942-1944. Member American Society Engineering Education, National Association of Power Engineers (president 1958-1959), Louisville Engineering and Science Council (president 1960-1961), Hospital Management Systems Society, American Association for Comprehensive Health Planning, American Meteorological Society.


    • Married Henrietta Horton, September 25, 1975. Children– Barbara, Lynn, Michael, Paul, Debbie, Courtney.
    • father: Courtney B. Marks
    • mother: Muriel O. (Michael) Marks
    • spouse: Henrietta Horton
    • children: Barbara Marks
    • Lynn Marks
    • Michael Marks
    • Paul Marks
    • Debbie Marks
    • Courtney Marks
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