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physician , corporate executive

George Gambrell Alexander, American physician, corporate executive. Diplomate American Board Family Practice. Recipient Outstanding Service to Community award Hermann Hospital, Houston, 1975, Distinguished Service award Houston Academy Medicine, 1976, Distinguished Alumnus award Baylor College Medicine, 1989, Service to Mankind award Texas Gulf Coast chapter American Leukemia Society, 1990.

Background

Alexander, George Gambrell was born on March 10, 1926 in Kenedy, Texas, United States. Son of Raiford DeWitt Talmadge and Irene Louise (Tacquard) Alexander.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Texas, Austin. Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College Medicine, 1951.

Career

Intern, resident, Jefferson Davis Hospital, Houston, 1951-1952;private practice, Pasadena, Texas, 1952-1979;president, Medico Investment Corporation, Pasadena, 1960-1982;board directors, Hospital Corporation American, Nashville, 1968-1980;chairman, chief Executive officer, HEI Corporation, Houston, 1976-1988. Member president's county M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, since 1990, Baylor Hospital, Houston, since 1990. Clinical associate professor Baylor College Medicine, Houston, since 1990, University Texas Medical School, Houston, since 1990.

Board directors Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, chairman since 1972, Greater Houston Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Foundation (chairman).

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Family Practice.

Membership

Board managers, secretary, chairman buildings and property Harris County Hospital District, Houston. Colonel United States Army, 1944-1946. Colonel United States Army Reserve, 61-66, retired.

Member American Medical Association (vice chairman Texas delegate), Texas Medical Association (trustee 1978-1983, president 1984-1985), Harris County Medical Society (past president)., Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Masons (32 degree), Rotary (president Pasadena chapter).

Connections

Married Helen Evalee Cunningham. Children: Diane Louise, George Gambrell Junior, Raymond Talmadge, Jeffrey Clark.

father:
Raiford DeWitt Talmadge Alexander

mother:
Irene Louise (Tacquard) Alexander

spouse:
Helen Evalee Cunningham

child:
Diane Louise Alexander

child:
George Gambrell Junior Alexander

child:
Raymond Talmadge Alexander

child:
Jeffrey Clark Alexander