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human services administrator , mechanical engineer

John Barnum Wingate, American human services administrator, mechanical engineer. License nursing home administrators, New York. Recipient President's Committee on Employment of Handicapped, 1986, Private Sector award BIPED corporation, 1985, Achievement award New York State Department Education, 1989.


Wingate, John Barnum was born on June 12, 1937 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Williams and Isabel (Barnum) Wingate.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1964.


Engineer, manager, Western Electric Company, Inc., New York City and Kearny, New Jersey, 1959-1973;1st deputy director, Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1973-1977;owner, manager, Westtown (New York) Market, 1977-1978;commissioner, Department Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Orange County, Goshen, New York, 1978-1981;administrator, Burke Rehabilitation Center, White Plains, New York, 1981-1984;executive director, International Center for Disabled, New York City, since 1984. Board directors, chairman medical committee New York State Association Rehabilitation Facilities, Albany. President United States Council for International Rehabilitation, Washington, since 1991.

Member President's Committee on Employment People with Disabilities, Washington, since 1984. Member of advisory county for occupational education New York City Board Education, since 1989.


  • License nursing home administrators, New York.


President, principal officer Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1970-1973. Member finance committee Jack Kemp for President, New York, 1987-1988. Vice president Greenwich House, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1988.

Chairman Open Congregation, New York City, 1988-1990. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1959, 61-62. Member American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York Public Welfare Association (associate), New York State Head Injury Association (1st chairman Provicers council), American Hospital Association, National Rehabilitation Association, United Way (Key Agency member), 60 East Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: football, gardening, antique automobiles.


Married Judith Wagner, December 5, 1959. Children: Jennifer R. Wingate Schott, John Williams II, Jeffrey Bennett.

John Williams Wingate

Isabel (Barnum) Wingate

Judith Wagner

Jennifer R. Wingate Schott Wingate

John Williams II Wingate

Jeffrey Bennett Wingate