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J. B. Frith

J. B. Frith, American hospital administrator. Named Mississippi Young Administrator of Year, Mississippi Young Administrators Forum, Biloxi, 1982.

Background

Frith, J. B. was born on April 21, 1945 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of John D. and Zadie Odell (Seals) Frith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Alabama College, Montevalo. Master of Science, University Alabama.

Career

Night administrator, University Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, 1969-1971;resident, University Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi, 1972-1973;assistant hospital director, University Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi, 1973-1980;associate hospital director, University Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi, 1980-1983;acting hospital director, University Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi, 1983-1984;director, University Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi, 1984-1985;administrator, Portsmouth General Hospital, Virginia, since 1985. Chairman governor authority Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center for Blind, Jackson, 1984-1985.

Religion

Only adults could be baptized and only by total immersion in water.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Member Mississippi Economic Council, Jackson, 1983, cabinet Portsmouth United Way. Board directors Mississippi Blood Services, Jackson, 1984, Portsmouth American Red Cross. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1964-1965.

Member American College Hospital Administrators, Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Rds. C. of Chamber (board directors), Crossgates Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1974). Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Lynn Marie Molley, January 17, 1970. Children– Jennifer Lynn, Jason Bryan.

Politics

Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.