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family physician

David Kershaw Stokes, American Family physician. Diplomate, American Board Family Practice. Board trustees South Carolina. Baptist Ministries on Aging, since 1994. With United States Army, 1945-1947, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American Academy Family Physicians, American Geriatric Society (board directors 1985-1988); member American Medical Dirs. Association (president 1983-1984), Spartanburg County Medical Society, Inman Rotary Club.

Background

Stokes, David Kershaw was born on February 3, 1927 in Camden, South Carolina. Son of David Kershaw and Annie Bell (Smith) Stokes.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Clemson U., 1948; Master of Science, U. Georgia, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1956; Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of Southern California, 1957.

Career

Intern, Spartanburg (South Carolina.) Regional Medical Center, 1958; private practice, Inman, South Carolina., 1959-1972; director family practice residency program, Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, 1972-1978; chief geriatric training family practice residency program, Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, 1979-1992; medical director, Camphaven Nursing Home, Inman, 1965-1991; retired, 1992. Medical director attending physician Valley Falls Territory Nursing Home, since 1992, Tryon Estates Medical Facility, 1994-1995.

Achievements

  • Diplomate, American Board Family Practice.

Politics

It is in God’s power to prompt the hearts and minds of political authorities to His purposes and furnish wisdom and guidance in their decisions.

Views

Marriage is a microcosm of our relationship with Jesus Christ. God meant for a marriage to help to understand, to some degree, God’s vast and intricate love for people.

Membership

Board trustees South Carolina. Baptist Ministries on Aging, since 1994. With United States Army, 1945-1947, European Theatre of Operations.

Fellow American Academy Family Physicians, American Geriatric Society (board directors 1985-1988). Member American Medical Dirs. Association (president 1983-1984), Spartanburg County Medical Society, Inman Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, gardening.

Connections

Married Louise W. Stokes (divorced1987). Children: Donna, David III, Tina. Married Norma Jean Todd, July 31, 1987.

father:
David Kershaw Stokes

mother:
Annie Bell (Smith) Stokes

spouses:
Louise W. Stokes

Norma Jean Todd

children:
Donna Stokes

David III Stokes

Tina Stokes