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Anthony John Joseph Rourke, American physician.


Rourke, Anthony John Joseph was born on July 25, 1904 in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas and Hanora Rose (Linehan) Rourke.


Graduate Bentley College Boston, 1927. Student Suffolk Law School, Boston, 1927-1930. Doctor of Medicine University of Michigan, 1936.


October 1967); 1 son, Anthony John Joseph. Married second, Dorothy Kronebusch, September 2, 1968. Intern University of Michigan Hospital, 1936-1937, assistant director, 1938-1940.

Assistant superintendent Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center-Vanderbilt Clinic, New York City, 1937-1938. Physician superintendent Stanford University Hospital, 1940-1952. Director out patient clinics, professor hospital administration, school medicine Stanford University, 1940-1952, lecturer school nursing, 1940-1952.

Lecturer school public health University of California, 1948-1952. Lecturer administrative medicine various universities. Executive director Hospital Council Greater New York, 1952-1954.

Hospital consultant, from 1952. President Anthony Josip Juraj Rourke, Inc., The Rourke Foundation, Inc. President San Francisco Hospital Conference, 1946-1948.

Consultant hospital administration California Department Health, 1944-1952. Advisory com Federal Hospital Council, 1947-1950, member, 1950-1953. Member civilian advising committee Department Defense, 1953-1961.

Chairman board Irwin Memorial Blood Bank. Director Institute Municipal Hospital Executives, Municipal Hospital Executives Conference. Governor Greater New York Hospital Association Corporator, Bentley College.


Member civilian advising committee Department Defense, 1953-1961. Chairman board Irwin Memorial Blood Bank. Served as First lieutenant United States Army Reserve.

Fellow American Public Health Association, American College Hospital Adminstrs. Member American Hospital Association (president 1951-1952), International Hospital Federation, Society Medical Adminstrs., California, New York, Westchester academics, medicine, World, American medical associations, American Association Hospital Cons. (president 1963-1965), American Dietetic Association (advisory board), Greater Hospital Association New York, National Health and Retirememt Association, Association California Hospitals, Association Western Hospitals, Westchester Academy Medicine, Hospital Society New York, Phi Rho Sigma.

Clubs: University (New York City). Member editorial board, columnist Modern Hospital.


Married Genevieve Cartmill, September 1, 1934 (deceased.; married second, Dorothy Kronebusch, September 2, 1968.

Thomas Rourke

Hanora Rose (Linehan) Rourke

Dorothy Kronebusch

Genevieve Cartmill