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Thomas James Rice, III

Thomas James Rice, III, American health care executive, hospital administrator. Board directors Lions Club; president Mountain Region Speech & Hearing, 1994—1995; Member of Tennessee Hospital Association, American Hospital Association.


  • III, Thomas James Rice, was born on March 1, 1952 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas James and Betty Larus (Morrissette) Rice.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, College William and Mary, 1974. Master of Business Administration, College William and Mary, 1976. Master of Health Administration, Medical College Virginia, 1978.


    • Sales interpreter Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1972—1977. Evening supervisor Petersburg General Hospital, 1977—1978. Vice president Health East Inc., Roanoke, since 1978.

      Assistant administrator Wythe County Community Hospital, Wytheville, Virginia, 1978—1979. Administrator Lonesome Pine Hospital, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 1979—1985, Southside Community Hospital, Farmville, Virginia, 1985—1990. Senior vice president, operations Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 1991.


    Board directors Lions Club. President Mountain Region Speech & Hearing, 1994—1995. Member of Tennessee Hospital Association, American Hospital Association.



    Sailing, golf, photography, skiing.


    • Married Linda Kay Beaver, May 29, 1976. Children: Kathryn Anne, Thomas Johnathan, Michael Benjamin.
    • father: Thomas James Rice
    • mother: Betty Larus (Morrissette) Rice
    • spouse: Linda Kay Beaver
    • children: Kathryn Anne III
    • Thomas Johnathan III
    • Michael Benjamin III
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    Born March 1, 1952
    (age 65)