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Barry Lee Seward, American health care executive. Recipient Meritorious Service plaque, Missouri Therapeutic Recreation Society, 1967, Communication award, Governor's Task Force Older Missourian, 1971, Past President award, Missouri Park and Recreation Association, 1972, Merit award, Chicago chapter Society Technology Communication, 1975.


Seward, Barry Lee was born on November 19, 1941 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of Arley and Beulah May (Elmore) Seward.


Bachelor in Health and Physical Education, University Missouri, 1975.


Recreation therapy assistant Barnes Medical Center, St. Louis, 1961—1962, recreation leader, 1962—1966, recreation director, 1966—1967. Activities director Swope Ridge Health Care Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 1967—1970. Director metropolitan services, vice president sales and promotions, corporation vice president public affairs and promotion, president downtown subsidiary Research Health Services Systems, since 1979.

Preceptor graduate studies health services management University Missouri, 1978. Member Missouri Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1977—1978. Special adviser White House Conference Aging, 1980—1981.

Member board aldermen, mayor pro tempore City of Raytown (Missouri), 1981—1983. Representative candidate United States House of Representatives, 1982.


No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.


As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.


Every Christians should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


Member of American College Health Care Administrators (Best Display Distinction award 1977), American Hospital Association, Sertoma Club, Carriage Club.


Married Patricia Carol Parker, July 27, 1963. Children: Susan Diane, Michael Blake.