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Peter Wilson Kriger

Peter Wilson Kriger, American healthcare administrator. George H. Walker fellow, 1989.


  • Kriger, Peter Wilson was born on January 22, 1936 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Peter Clark and Dorothy Margaret (Noethig) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Student, Humboldt State College, Arcata, California, 1972. Associate of Arts with honors, College of Redwoods, 1972. Bachelor in Health Administration, Antioch University, San Francisco, 1985.

      Certified, University California, Berkeley, 1967. Certified, Cornell University, 1968.


    • Administrator Klamath-Trinity Hospital, Hoopa, California, 1961-1966. Assistant administrator St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka, 1966-1975, administrator, executive vice president, 1975-1983, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1983-1991. Administrator Eureka Internal Medicine, since 1992.

      Member hospital relations committee Blue Cross California, 1986-1991, board directors, 1988-1991, member audit committee, 1989-1991. President Northern Redwood Empire Hospital Conference, 1966-1968, 88. Member health occupations advisory committee College of Redwoods, 1972-1976.


    Member Humbold County History Society. Treasurer, chairman budget and finance committee Humboldt-Del Norte unite American Cancer Society, 1978. Board directors California affiliate American Heart Association, 1976.

    Member Rhododentron Festival Committee, 1984-1988, chairman awards and judging, 1986-1988. Board regents St. Bernard High School, 1987-1989, chairman, 1988-1989. Member of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force, County of Humboldt, 1989-1991.

    Served with Medical Service corpus, United States army. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives. Member American Hospital Association (house of deals 1982-1986), California Hospital Association (board directors 1983-1986), Hospital Council Northern California (board directors 980-86, executive committee 1981-1982, chairman finance and economics committee 1982-1983), Catholic Health Association (rural hospital study group 1988-1990), Rotary Club of Eureka (board directors 1987-1989, chairman blood bank committee 1983-1984, 91-92).



    Gardening, camping, canoeing, railcar operator, bicycling.


    • Children: Peter W., Marilyn, Nicole.
    • father: Peter Clark Wilson
    • mother: Dorothy Margaret (Noethig) Wilson
    • children: Peter W. Kriger
    • Marilyn Kriger
    • Nicole Kriger
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