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Jerald Robert Happel

Jerald Robert Happel, American health care facility administrator.


  • Happel, Jerald Robert was born on January 22, 1943 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Robert John and Glovana Marie (Bennett) Happel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Morningside College, 1965. Master of Science, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1967.


    • Assistant administrator Colorado General Hospital, Denver, 1967-1972, administrator, 1972-1977, Rose Medical Center, Denver, 1977-1986. President Aricana Resources, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1986-1987, C-Max International incorporated, Vancouver, 1987-1988. Chief administrative officer Mercy Medical Center, Denver, since 1988.

      Faculty member University Colorado, Denver, 1967-1977.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member American College Health Administrators, Colorado Hospital Association (chairman 1979-1980, board directors since 1977, member legislation council, 1977-1985, chairman Long Range Planning Commission 1983-1984), Colorado Foundation (board directors 1977-1979), Denver Metro. Hospital Council (president 1974-1975), American Hosp Association (member regulatory advisory board). Lodges: Optimists (Boulder, Colorado) (president 1970-1971).



    Biking, skiing, fishing, boating.


    • Married Barbara Jean Carper, June 30, 1982 (divorced July 1978). Children: Anthony Allan, Amy Sue.
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    Born January 22, 1943
    (age 74)