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Donald Joseph Kessen Edit Profile

Donald Joseph Kessen, American hospital administrator. First-aid teacher Spearville Council Boy Scouts America, 1977; Member of Kansas Hospital Association (vice chairman convention committee 1983-1984), Kansas Association Health Care Executives (board directors since 1983, Grand Knight 1981-1982), Southwest Kansas Society X-ray Technologists (president 1968-1969), American Registry Radiologic Technologists, Knights of Columbus.

Background

Kessen, Donald Joseph was born on March 2, 1942 in Spearville, Kansas, United States. Son of Paul B. and Helen A. (Fitzgerald) Kessen.

Education

Student, Dodge City Junior College, 1960. Student, United States Naval School Radiologic Technology, 1962—1963.

Career

Director x-ray school Asbury Hospital, Salina, Kansas, 1965—1966. Director, instructor school Trinity Hospital, Dodge City, 1966—1971. Owner, manager Jerry Lewis Cinema, 1971—1975.

Manager Honda, 1975—1979. X-ray technologist Spearville District Hospital, Kansas, 1979. Administrator Spearville Hospital Complex, since 1979.

Served with United States Navy, 1960-1965.

Membership

First-aid teacher Spearville Council Boy Scouts America, 1977. Member of Kansas Hospital Association (vice chairman convention committee 1983-1984), Kansas Association Health Care Executives (board directors since 1983, Grand Knight 1981-1982), Southwest Kansas Society X-ray Technologists (president 1968-1969), American Registry Radiologic Technologists, Knights of Columbus.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Boating, hunting, sports, bicycling.

Connections

Married Julia Marie Knoeber Kessen, May 11, 1963. Children: Christine, Gregory, Marsha.