Denomination: Roman Catholic
Robert Schuster Thornton, American hospital financial officer. Certified Public Accountant Pennsylvania. Fellow: Health Care Finance Management Association; member: National Association Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Senior accountant Main Lafrentz & Company, Certified Public Accountants, Pittsburgh, 1969—1972. Assistant controller Braddock General Hospital, 1972—1977. Controller Miners Clinics, Inc./Russelton Medical Group, New Kensington, 1977—1978.
Director finance Latrobe Area Hospital, since 1978.