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Frederick Ryan Grates, American Hospital administrator, health care consultant ( hlth: hlth. service, Cons.)hospital administrator, health care consultant. Decorated Silver Star medal, Purple Heart medal, Bronze Star medal, 25 Air medals. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, American College Hospital Adminstrs., Texas Hosp.Assn., American Hospital Association, Rotary (board directors Oyster Creek club 1982), Exch.; Club.

Background

Grates, Frederick Ryan was born on September 11, 1942 in Herkimer, New York, United States. Son of Joseph James and Florence (Ryan) Grates.

Education

Science and Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1965. Master of Business Administration, Indiana U., 1971. Master of Science in Hospital Administration, Trinity U., 1976.

Commissioned officer United States Army, 1965, advanced through ranks to major, 1975. Aide de camp to commanding general United States Army Health Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1973-1975. Assistant Executive officer Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, 1975-1976.

Resigned, 1976; assistant administrator San Antonio Community Hospital,1976-1977. Executive director Sharpstown General Hospital, Houston, 1977-1979. President Promed Serviced Inc., Stafford, Texas, 1979-1982.

Executive director Fort Bend Hospital, Missouri City, Texas, 1982-1989. Vice president Memorial Hospital System, Houston, 1989^. Director 1st National Bank, Missouri City.

Chairman Missouri City Road Referendum Committee, 1984. Vice president, board directors Texas War on Drugs, Fort Bend County, 1984. Chairman Missouri City Economics Development Committee, 1985.

Vice president, president-elect Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, 1985. Board directors Fort Bend Young Men’s Christian Association, Fort Bend Escape Center.

Career

Commissioned officer United States Army, 1965. Advanced through ranks to major, 1975. Aide de camp to commanding general United States Army Health Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1973—1975.

Assistant administrator San Antonio Community Hospital, 1976—1977. President Promed Service Inc., Stafford, Texas, 1979—1982. Executive director Sharpstown General Hospital, Houston, 1977—1979, Fort Bend Hospital, Missouri City, 1982—1989.

Vice president Memorial Hospital Systems, Houston, since 1989. Director 1st National Bank, Missouri City.

Membership

Chairman Missouri City Road Referendum Committee, 1984. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Hospital Association, Texas Hospital Association, American College Hospital Administrators, Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, golf, hunting, sports.

Connections

Married Carolyne Frances DiCecco, August 19, 1967. Children: Theresa Lynne, Frederick Junior.