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Byron Griggs Collins

Byron Griggs Collins, American hospital administrator. Certified hospital administrator. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives; member Alabama Hospital Association (board directors, secretary/treasurer 1974), Rotary (president 1969), Quad Cities Quarterback Club.

Background

  • Collins, Byron Griggs was born on September 9, 1939 in LaGrange, Georgia, United States. Son of Wendell Griggs and Dorothy Lee (Reid) Collins.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, West Georgia College, 1959. Bachelor, LaGrange College, 1961. Master of Business Administration, University Northern Alabama, 1977.

    Career

    • Administrative resident City-County Hospital, LaGrange, 1962. Administrator Forsyth County Hospital, Cumming, Georgia, 1962-1964, Brunswick (Georgia) Nursing and Convalescent Center, 1964, Chattooga County Hospital, Summerville, Georgia, 1964-1966, Jackson County Hospital, Scottsboro, Alabama, 1966-1972. Associate administrator, chief of operations, officer Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital, Florence, since 1972.

      Board directors Northern Alabama Emergency Medical Services, Decatur. Member program advisory committee Shoals Community College.

    Major achievements

    • Certified hospital administrator.

    Works

    • Contributing author to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Fellow American College Healthcare Executives. Member Alabama Hospital Association (board directors, secretary/treasurer 1974), Rotary (president 1969), Quad Cities Quarterback Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Boating, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Faye Bassett, April 1958 (divorced November 1979). Married Barbara Ann Willingham, January 3, 1985. Children: Bryce Dean, Cynthia Louise, Jeffrey Whitten, David Whitten, Jason Whitten.
    • father: Wendell Griggs Collins
    • mother: Dorothy Lee (Reid) Collins
    • spouses: Alice Faye Bassett
    • Barbara Ann Willingham
    • children: Bryce Dean Collins
    • Cynthia Louise Collins
    • Jeffrey Whitten Collins
    • David Whitten Collins
    • Jason Whitten Collins
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    Born September 9, 1939
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