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Leonard Riggs, II

Leonard Riggs, II, American emergency medicine physician, emergency care services executive. Senior member American Board Emergency Medicine.

Background

  • II, Leonard Riggs, was born on January 27, 1943 in Longview, Texas, United States. Son of Leonard Morrison and Fleeta Dudley (Walker) R.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Centenary College, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, University Texas, 1968.

    Career

    • Surgery resident City of Memphis University, University Tennessee Medical Center, 1968-1969. Staff physician Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, 1969-1970, 72-74, director emergency department, 1974-1980, chief emergency medicine, since 1980. President EmCare, Inc., Dallas.

      Board directors United National Bank, Dallas, Ford Bank Group.

    Major achievements

    • Senior member American Board Emergency Medicine.

    Politics

    God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

    Religion

    It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.

    Membership

    Board directors Dallas Assembly. Member Dallas Together. Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, Vietnam, 1970-1972.

    Member American Medical Association, American College Emergency Physicians (honorary member, president 1980-1981, Wiegnestein award 1985), Texas Medical Association, Young President's Organization, Dallas Country, Preston Trail Golf Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, skiing, family activities, collecting vintage cars.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Gary (divorced July 1979). Married Peggy Ann Ney, September 8, 1984. Children: Preston, Jason.
    • father: Leonard Morrison R.
    • mother: Fleeta Dudley (Walker) R.
    • spouses: Barbara Gary
    • Peggy Ann Ney
    • children: Preston II
    • Jason II
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    Born January 27, 1943
    (age 74)
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