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Harold George Freehling

Harold George Freehling, American respiratory therapist, consultant. Recipient Ed Ruff Community Service award, American Lung Association, South Shore, Milan, Ohio, 1987, Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna award Bowling Green State University Firelands College, 1993.


  • Freehling, Harold George was born on November 20, 1947 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Harold George and Wilma Louise (Backus) Freehling.

  • Education

    • AS, Lake Michigan College, 1972. Diploma in Respiratory Therapy, University Chicago, 1977. Bachelor in Liberal Studies, Bowling Green State University, 1978.

      Master of Arts in Health Care Administration, Center Michigan University, 1987.


    • Director respiratory care Providence Hospital, Sandusky, Ohio, 1974-1984. Vice president support services O.E. Meyer Company, since 1984, board directors, 1989-1993, since 2000. Chairman Firelands College Respiratory Care Advisory, Huron, Ohio, 1984-1987.

      Consultant Ohio Board Regents, Columbus, 1986.


    President Erie County Cancer Services, 1990, 94. With United States Navy, 1967-1970, Vietnam. Member American Association Respiratory Care (certified technical, registered respiratory therapist), Ohio Society Respiratory Care (secretary 1986), Ohio Association Medical Equipment Services (secretary 1991-1992, treasurer 1992-1993, vice president 1994-1996, president 1996-1999).





    • Married Janet Louise Peppel, June 10, 1971. Children: Wendy Brooke, Joel Zachary, Bret Jeromy, Melissa Bethann.
    • father: Harold George Freehling
    • mother: Wilma Louise (Backus) Freehling
    • spouse: Janet Louise Peppel
    • children: Wendy Brooke Freehling
    • Joel Zachary Freehling
    • Bret Jeromy Freehling
    • Melissa Bethann Freehling
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    Born November 20, 1947
    (age 70)