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Stuart Richardson Austin

Stuart Richardson Austin, American nurse educator. Registered Nurse Westchester School Grasslands Hospital, Valhalla, New York, 1963. Decorated National Defense medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation. Vice president Cherry Hill Civic Association, Goose Creek, South Carolina, 1982, president, 1983; Member of American Heart Association, American Nurses Association.

Background

  • Austin, Stuart Richardson was born on November 7, 1941 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Son of Stuart R. and Elizabeth (Marshall) Austin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Buffalo, 1971. Master of Arts in Nursing Education, 1972.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Grasslands Hospital, 1963—1964, Phelps Memorial Hospital, North Tarrytown, New York, 1964, Avery Training School, Valhalla, 1964—1965. Head nurse Bronx State Hospital, (New York ), 1965. Staff nurse Phelps Memorial Hospital, 1965—1966.

      Charge nurse Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, 1966—1968. Instructor Naval School Health Sciences, San Diego, 1972—1976. Charge nurse United States Naval Hospital, Guam, Marianas Islands.

      Area coordinator Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1978—1981. Coordinator nursing edn Charleston, South Carolina, 1981—1983. Advisor operational readiness training committee, since 1982.

      Head education & training, 1983. Served to Commander United States Navy.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Westchester School Grasslands Hospital, Valhalla, New York, 1963.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Baptism is an act of full immersion following Christ’s example. It should be undertaken by spiritually matured individuals capable to understand its profound significance: resurrection to new life.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

    Membership

    Vice president Cherry Hill Civic Association, Goose Creek, South Carolina, 1982, president, 1983. Member of American Heart Association, American Nurses Association.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Ritter Austin, October 10, 1963. Children: Gayle, Gretchen, Elise.
    • father: Stuart R. Austin
    • mother: Elizabeth (Marshall) Austin
    • spouse: Lois Ritter Austin
    • children: Gayle Austin
    • Gretchen Austin
    • Elise Austin
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    Born November 7, 1941
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