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Janie Rish Nelson

Janie Rish Nelson, health facility administrator. Accredited record technical.


  • Nelson, Janie Rish was born on March 1, 1941. Daughter of William Hubert and Essie Dell (Davis) Rish.

  • Education

    • Student, Southwest Mississippi Junior College, 1959—1961. Student, Stephens College, since 1981.


    • Admissions clerk Field Hospital, Centreville, Mississippi, 1963—1968, assistant director medical records, 1968—1973. Director medical records West Feliciana Parish Hospital, St. Francisville, Louisiana, 1976—2000. Retired, 2000

      Medical records consultant Beverly Enterprises & Centreville Health Care, 1983—1984.

    Major achievements

    • Accredited record technical.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member United States Congressional Advisory Board for Louisiana, 1985. Fund raiser Republican Committee, 1984. Member national advisory board American Security Council, 1984—1985.

    Member of National Association of Female Executives, Tumor Registration Association Louisiana, Louisiana Medical Records Association, American Medical Records Association, Mississippi Sheriffs Association (honorary), Civic Club.



    Reading, public speaking, gardening.


    • Married John Preston Nelson, August 19, 1984.
    • father: William Hubert Rish
    • mother: Essie Dell (Davis) Rish
    • spouse: John Preston Nelson
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    Born March 1, 1941