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Joseph Edwin Lammers

Joseph Edwin Lammers, American hospital executive.


  • Lammers, Joseph Edwin was born on July 28, 1935 in Archie, Missouri, United States. Son of Melvin Edwin and Emma Victoria Lammers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Central Missouri State University, 1957.


    • Office manager Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Independence, Missouri, 1957—1960. Area marketing manager Phillips Petroleum Company, San Francisco, 1960—1970. Assistant administrator Independence (Missouri) Sanitarium and Hospital, 1970—1979.

      Executive director, since 1979. Director Blue Cross, Professional Standards Review Organization. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1982.

      President American Cancer Society, 1979. Served with United States Army, 1958.


    Member of Member Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independence C. of Chamber (board directors since 1979, division vice president 1980-1982, chairman-elect since 1985), American Protestant Hospital Association, Missouri Hospital Association (board directors), American College Hospital Administrators, Kansas City Hospital Association (treasurer, chairman board directors since 1985), American Hospital Association, Kiwanis (Independence) (president 1977).


    • Married Dorothy L. Howe Lammers, September 14, 1957. Children: Sean, Elizabeth, Kristen.
    • father: Melvin Edwin
    • mother: Emma Victoria Lammers
    • spouse: Dorothy L. Howe Lammers
    • children: Sean Lammers
    • Elizabeth Lammers
    • Kristen Lammers
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    Born July 28, 1935