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Harold George Freehling,, American respiratory therapist, consultant. Recipient Ed Ruff Community Service award, American Lung Association, South Shore, Milan, Ohio, 1987, Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna award Bowling Green State University Firelands College, 1993.


Freehling,, Harold George was born on November 20, 1947 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Harold George and Wilma Louise (Backus) Freehling.


AS, Lake Michigan College, 1972. Diploma in Respiratory Therapy, University Chicago, 1977. Bachelor in Liberal Studies, Bowling Green State University, 1978.

Master of Arts in Health Care Administration, Center Michigan University, 1987.


Director respiratory care, Providence Hospital, Sandusky, Ohio., 1974-1984;manager support services, O.E. Meyer Company, Sandusky, since 1984;board directors, 1989-1993. Clinical evaluator California College of Helath Science, Nature City, since 1981. Chairman Firelands College Respiratory Care Advisory, Huron, Ohio, since 1984.

Consultant Ohio Board Regents, Columbus, 1986.


President Erie County Cancer Superior vena cava syndrome, 1990, 94. With United States Navy, 1967-1970, Vietnam. Member American Association Respiratory Care (certified technical, registered respiratory therapist), Ohio Society Respiratory Care (secretary 1986), Ohio Thoracic Society, Ohio Association Medical Equipment Superior vena cava syndrome (secretary 1991-1992, treasurer 1992-1993, vice president 1994-1996, president 1996-1998), Erie County Health Planning Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.


Married Janet Louise Peppel, June 10, 1971. Children: Wendy Brooke, Joel Zachary, Bret Jeromy, Melissa Bethann.