Party affiliation: Republican
James Franklin Ludwick, American hospital administrator. Decorated Air Force Commendation medal, Meritorious Service medal; recipient Student Leadership award, University Minnesota, 1982. President Junior Officers Council, San Vito, Italy, 1977—1978; treasurer Gillette Children's Hospital Auxiliary; Member of American College Hospital Administrators, American Hospital Association, Rotary Lodge, Phi Kappa Phi.
Commissioned officer United States Air Force. Advanced through grades to major. Assistant administrator United States Air Force Hospital, Loring Air Force Base, Base, Maine, 1973—1975, United States Air Force Clinic, San Vito Air Station, Italy, 1975—1978, United States Air Force Hospital, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, 1978—1981.
Administrator United States Air Force Hospital, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, 1983—1986. Retired, 1986; assistant administrator Goleta Valley Community Hospital, Santa Barbara, California, since 1986. Consultant Centercare Corporation, Minneapolis, 1982—1983.