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Gene Earl Schmidt

Gene Earl Schmidt, American hospital administrator.


  • Schmidt, Gene Earl was born on August 5, 1942 in Goessel, Kansas, United States. Son of Arthur K. and Hedwig (Neufeld) Schmidt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Social Sciences, Bethel College, 1964. Master of Health Administration, University Minnesota, 1970.


    • Administrator Brook Lane Psychiatric Center, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1966-1968. Executive director Community Mental Health Center, Indianapolis, 1970. Assistant administrator Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1970-1973.

      Executive vice president St. Francis Hospital, Miami Beach, Florida, 1973-1986. President Hutchinson (Kansas) Hospital Corporation, since 1986.


    There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Methodist member is very much a folk theologian who should speak 'plain truth to plain people'.


    President American Cancer Society, Hutchinson, 1990-1992. Board directors Training and Evaluation Center for Handicapped, American Red Cross, Hutchinson, 1988-1998, chairman, 1993. Member advance gifts chairman United Way, Hutchinson, 1992.

    Fellow American College Healthcare Executives. Member Kansas Hospital Association (board directors 1989-1994), Greater Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1992), Rotary.


    • Married Marcia K. Hiebert, June 24, 1966. 1 child, William.
    • father: Arthur K. Schmidt
    • mother: Hedwig (Neufeld) Schmidt
    • spouse: Marcia K. Hiebert
    • child: William Schmidt
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    Born August 5, 1942
    (age 75)