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Kenneth Burdette Swenson

Kenneth Burdette Swenson, American hospital administrator.

Background

  • Swenson, Kenneth Burdette was born on July 13, 1945 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Son of Gust Harold and Edith Linnea (Kjederquist) Swenson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Evansville, 1970. Master of Health Administration, Georgia State University, 1972.

    Career

    • Administrative assistant Roanoke (Virginia) Memorial Hospital, 1971-1972. Assistant administrator Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Virginia, 1972-1983, senior vice president, 1983-1988, president, 1988—2000.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Blue Ridge Speech/Hearing Center, Manassas, 1973-1978. Executive committee Prince William United Way, Manassas, 1983-2000, chairman, 1991, campaign chairman, 1988. Administrative board Grace United Methodist Church, Manassas.

    Director, treasurer Insight, Inc., Manassas, 1973-1979. With United States Army, 1967-1968, Vietnam. Member American College Healthcare Executives, Virginia Hospital Association, Maryland./District of Columbia/Virginia Hospital Association (president 1982-1983, Past President award 1983), Rotary Club.

    (president 1978-1979).

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Beth Leeper, June 7, 1970. Children: Emily Marie, Eric Leeper.
    • father: Gust Harold Swenson
    • mother: Edith Linnea (Kjederquist) Swenson
    • spouse: Kathleen Beth Leeper
    • children: Emily Marie Swenson
    • Eric Leeper Swenson
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    Died March 29, 2007
    (aged 61)
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