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Hospital administrator

George Thomas Mcmahan, American hospital administrator.


Mcmahan, George Thomas was born on February 13, 1901 in Van Alstyne, Texas, United States. Son of Eli F. and Minnie (Fowler) Mcmahan.


Student Austin College, 1924-1925. Doctor of Medicine Baylor University, 1928. Postgraduate neurology and psychiatry, Columbia, 1941.


One daughter, Mistress R. D. Howell. Engaged as assistant physician San Antonio Eastern State Hospital, 1928-1930, physician, 1930-1935. Intern Parkland Hospital, Dallas, 1930.

Private practice, Burnet, Texas, 1935-1937. Superintendent Big Spring (Texas) Eastern State Hospital, 1937-1941. Chief neuropsychiatry service William Beaumont General Hospital, El Paso, Texas, 1942-1946.

Chief medical officer Waco (Texas) Veterans Administration Center, 1946-1947. Director Veterans Administration Hospital., Gulfport, Mississippi, 1947-1949. Manager Waco Veterans Administration Center, 1949-1959.

Director, Waco Veterans Administration Hospital., 1959-1967. Board of directors Waco United Fund, 1952-1967, board of trustees 1952-1954. Board directors Waco Goodwill Industries, 1955-1956.


Served to colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Fellow American Psychiatric Association.

Member American, Texas medical associations, McLennan County Medical Society, Association Medical Supts. Mental Hosps., Association Hospital Adminstrs., Federal Hospital Institute Alumni Association, American Legion, Waco Chamber of Commerce (honorary. Member board 1960-1967).


Married Martha Ruth Dalton, February 14, 1947.

Eli F. Mcmahan

Minnie (Fowler) Mcmahan

Martha Ruth Dalton