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Frederick Hohmann Kerr

Frederick Hohmann Kerr was American health facility and academic administrator.


  • Kerr, Frederick Hohmann was born on July 11, 1936 in Pittsburgh. Son of Nathan Frederick and Laura Marie (Hohmann) Kerr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1958. Master of Public Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1961. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lutheran College Health Professions, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1996.


    • Executive secretary Pennsylvania Economy League Fayette County Branch, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1959, Armstrong County Branch, Kittanning, 1959—1962. Executive secretary Woodbury Tax Research Conference, Sioux City, Iowa, 1962—1965. Director public service City of Sioux City, 1965—1966.

      From assistant administrator to associate administrator St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, 1966—1971. Administrator, Chief Executive Officer Memorial Hospital of Michigan City, Inc., 1971—1975. President, Chief Executive Officer St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, Ohio, 1975—1986, Lutheran Hospital Indiana, Lutheran College Health Professions, Fort Wayne, 1986—1995.

      Vice president for development Quorum Health Resources, Inc., Brentwood, Tennessee, 1995—2001. Director Ohio Hospital Insurance Company, Columbus, treasurer 1981-1984.


    Trustee Ohio Hospital Association, Columbus, 1983—1985. Director Siouxland United Way, 1968—1971, Fort Wayne Public television, 1990—1994, United Way Allen County, Fort Wayne, since 1990. Trustee Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley, since 2004.

    Member Iowa Intergovtl. Relations Committee, Des Moines, 1964—1967. Member Rancho Vistoso Advisory Board Northwest Medical Center, Tucson, 2002—2005.

    Member of American Society for Public Administration (life. National council 1966-1969), American Protestant Health Association (vice chairman 1988-1990).



    Wine appreciation, writing.


    • Married Ethyl Nylene Bashline, 1960 (divorced 1969). Married Phyllis Jensen, August 21, 1970, 1 child, Linda Jean.
    • father: Nathan Frederick Kerr
    • mother: Laura Marie (Hohmann) Kerr
    • spouses: Ethyl Nylene Bashline
    • Phyllis Jensen
    • child: Linda Jean Kerr
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    Born July 11, 1936