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hospital administrator.

Gertrude Maray Folendorf, American hospital administrator.

Background

Folendorf, Gertrude Maray was born on May 8, 1885 in Cadott, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Ross and Agnes Elizabeth (Worrell) Hardy.

Education

Graduate, University of California School of Nursing, 1920.

Career

Supervisor medical department of University of California Hospital, assistant director of nursing, 1921-1923. Superintendent Shriners Hospital, San Francisco, 1923-1935, director of nursing Shriners Hosps. for Crippled Children, 1935-1938, administrator Shriners Hosps. (16 hospitals), since 1938.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional mags.

Membership

Member Advisory Committee for Crippled Children, United States Children’s Bureau. Fellow American College of Hospital Adminstrs. Member, former president, University of California School of Nursing Alumni Association, San Francisco County Nurses Association, California State Nurses Association, League of Nursing Education, American Hospital Association, American Red Cross (chairman San Francisco area during World World War II).

Club: San Francisco Women’s City.

Connections

Married Charles A. Folendorf, August 26, 1912 (died, 1918).

father:
Ross Hardy

mother:
Agnes Elizabeth (Worrell) Hardy

spouse:
Charles A. Folendorf