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Health care executive

Edward Knight, American health care executive. Certified client instructor. Recipient Meritorious award Lane College, 1983, Dedicated Service award Southern Health Plan, 1985-1986.


Knight, Edward was born on September 7, 1936 in Ramer, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harry Dee and Arnie Mae (Weatherly) Knight.


Bachelor of Science, Lane College, 1960. Postgraduate, Memphis State University, 1963. Postgraduate, University Missouri, 1965.

Postgraduate, Rhodes College, Memphis, 1973.


Classroom teacher, Lauderdale Board Education, Ripley, Tennessee, 1960-1962;classroom teacher, Memphis City Schools, 1962-1967;management trainee, International Harvester Company, Memphis, 1967-1968;foreman, International Harvester Company, Memphis, 1968-1970;production coordinator, International Harvester Company, Memphis, 1970-1972;manpower development manager, International Harvester Company, Memphis and Louisville, 1972-1976;supervisor Equal Employment Opportunity, International Harvester Company, Chicago, 1976-1978;labor relations manager, manager human resources, International Harvester Company, Memphis, 1978-1982;director personnel, City of Memphis, 1983-1986;vice president human resources, Regional Medical Center at Memphis, since 1986.


  • Certified client instructor.


Baptism should be administered to those who can understand the Christian faith and the true meaning of the rite.


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.


Your desires, ambitions, goals, and purpose change as you begin to enjoy a close walk with a living God. During this change, the outward begins to reflect the inward and is something you will neither fear nor regret, but embrace.


Chairman personnel committee, Second vice president, board directors Tennessee-Arkansas-Mississippi council Girl Scouts United States of America, since 1985. With United States Air Force, 1954-1958. Member American Society Personnel Administrators, American Society Human Resources Administrators, American Management Association, Industrial Personnel Council, International Personnel Management Association, West Tennessee Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (president electrical), Phi Beta Gamma, Kiwanis.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, spectator sports.


Married Janie Sue Durham, June 7, 1959. Children: Adriane, Anita, Edward Junior.

Harry Dee Knight

Arnie Mae (Weatherly) Knight

Janie Sue Durham

Adriane Knight

Anita Knight

Edward Junior Knight