Party affiliation: Republican
Frederick Ryan Grates, American hospital administrator, health care consultant. Decorated Silver Star medal, Purple Heart medal, Bronze Star medal, 25 Air medals. Chairman Missouri City Road Referendum Committee, 1984; Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Hospital Association, Texas Hospital Association, American College Hospital Administrators, Rotary Club.
Commissioned officer United States Army, 1965. Advanced through ranks to major, 1975. Aide de camp to commanding general United States Army Health Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1973—1975.
Assistant administrator San Antonio Community Hospital, 1976—1977. President Promed Service Inc., Stafford, Texas, 1979—1982. Executive director Sharpstown General Hospital, Houston, 1977—1979, Fort Bend Hospital, Missouri City, 1982—1989.
Vice president Memorial Hospital Systems, Houston, since 1989. Director 1st National Bank, Missouri City.
Denomination: Roman Catholic