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Kester St. Clair Freeman

Kester St. Clair Freeman, American hospital administrator. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1968-1971. Member American College Hospital Administrators, American Hospital Association, South Carolina Hospital Association (director, chairman 1987).

Background

  • Freeman, Kester St. Clair was born on September 10, 1944 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Kester St. Clair and Anna Leigh (Hawthorne) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, College William and Mary, 1966. Master of Hospital Administration, Duke University, 1968.

    Career

    • Assistant administrator Greenville (South Carolina) General Hospital (Greenville Hospital System), 1971-1972, associate administrator, 1972-1975, administrator, 1975-1978. Hospital administrator Greenville Hospital Center (Greenville Hospital System), 1978-1981. Vice president/administrator Fairfax Hospital Association, Falls Church, Virginia, 1981-1983.

      Executive vice president, chief operating officer Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina, 1983-1992, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1993.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1968-1971. Member American College Hospital Administrators, American Hospital Association, South Carolina Hospital Association (director, chairman 1987).

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Rhae Hodges, June 3, 1967. Children: Edward Carter, Hunter St. Clair Copley.
    • father: Kester St. Clair Freeman
    • mother: Anna Leigh (Hawthorne) Freeman
    • spouse: Caroline Rhae Hodges
    • children: Edward Carter Freeman
    • Hunter St. Clair Copley Freeman
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    Born September 10, 1944
    (age 73)
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