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James Irwin Morton

James Irwin Morton, Bolivian hospital administrator. Decorated Legion of Merit. Charter member The Mississippi Chorus, since 1989, board directors, treasurer, 1990-1993. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (president Mississippi affiliates 1991-1992, Mississippi Regent 1994-1999).

Background

  • Morton, James Irwin was born on February 28, 1935 in Chulumani, Sud Yungas, Bolivia. Came to the United States, 1952. Son of Harrison Cecil and Flossie Mae (Irwin).

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Andrews University, 1957. Master of Health Administration, University Michigan, 1959.

    Career

    • Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force, 1959, advanced through grades to colonel, 1988. Administrator Whitfield (Mississippi) Medical Surgical Hospital, from 1988. President council Jackson-Vicksburg Hospital, 1992-1993.

      Consultant to surgeon general United States Air Force, Washington, 1980-1988.

    Membership

    Charter member The Mississippi Chorus, since 1989, board directors, treasurer, 1990-1993. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (president Mississippi affiliates 1991-1992, Mississippi Regent 1994-1999).

    Personality

    Interests

    Singing, computers, photography, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Beverly Jean Nash, June 9, 1957. C1 child, Linda Kathleen.
    • father: Harrison Cecil Morton
    • mother: Flossie Mae (Irwin) Morton
    • spouse: Beverly Jean Nash
    • child: Linda Kathleen Morton
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    Born February 28, 1935
    Died November 7, 2003
    (aged 68)
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