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Billy Joe Stephenson

Billy Joe Stephenson, American pharmacist. Registered pharmacist. Recipient Merck Sharp & Dohme award for outstanding achievement in profession of pharmacy, 1987.


  • Stephenson, Billy Joe was born on September 12, 1932 in Crossville, Alabama, United States. Son of James Durward and Tommie Lee (Smith) Stephenson.

  • Education

    • BSPharm, Auburn University, 1954.


    • Chief pharmacist United States Army Infirmary, White Sands, New Mexico, 1955-1956. Staff pharmacist Physicians Apothecary, Gadsden, Alabama, 1956-1958. Director pharmacy Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, Anniston, since 1958.

    Major achievements

    • Registered pharmacist.


    God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

    Denomination: Baptist


    God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


    Board directors Anniston (Alabama) Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964. Member People to People to Ambassador Program. Hospital pharmacist delegate to People's Republic of China, 1985.

    Member Calhoun County Pharmacy Association (president 1961-1962, Pharmacist of Year 1962), Alabama Society Hospital Pharmacists (president 1985-1986, board directors 1978-1980, 83-85, Hospital Pharmacist of Year 1986), Southeast Society Hospital Pharmacists (president 1988-1989, Leadership award 1987-1988), Oxford Quarterback Club (captain 1975-1976, Outstanding Quarterback 1976).



    Photography, golf.


    • Married Martha Isabel Young, July 2, 1957. Children: Susan Renee, Elizabeth Ann, Sonya Faith.
    • father: James Durward Stephenson
    • mother: Tommie Lee (Smith) Stephenson
    • spouse: Martha Isabel Young
    • children: Susan Renee Stephenson
    • Elizabeth Ann Stephenson
    • Sonya Faith Stephenson
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    Born September 12, 1932
    • 1954
      Auburn University
    • 1955 - 1956
      Chief pharmacist United States Army Infirmary
      White Sands, Prince Edward Island, Canada
    • 1956 - 1958
      staff pharmacist Physician, s Apothecary
      Gadsden, Alabama, United States
    • 1958
      director, pharmacy Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center
      Anniston, Alabama, United States