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hospital administrator.

John Edwin Peterson, American hospital administrator. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American Hospital Association, New Jersey Hospital Association, American College Hospital Adminstrs., National Council Community Hosps., American Public Health Association, New Jersey Public Health Association, American Health Planning Association, American Association Hospital Planning.

Background

Peterson, John Edwin was born on August 11, 1918 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Son of Harry E. and Lorene A. (Johnson) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration with distinction, University of Minnesota, 1948. Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1951.

Career

Administrative resident Highland-Alameda County Hospital, Oakland, California, 1949-1950, administrative assistant, 1950-1951, assistant superintendent, 1951-1953. Assistant administrator Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, California, 1953-1954, administrator, 1954-1967. Executive vice president, administrator Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Desert, California, 1967-1968.

Executive vice-president, director Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1968-1981. Preceptor course in hospital administration University of California, Berkeley.

Membership

Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Hospital Association, New Jersey Hospital Association, American College Hospital Adminstrs., National Council Community Hosps., American Public Health Association, New Jersey Public Health Association, American Health Planning Association, American Association Hospital Planning.

Connections

Married Margaret L. Youngdahl, June 5, 1948. Children: Todd, Janis, Catherine.

father:
Harry E. Peterson

mother:
Lorene A. (Johnson) Peterson

spouse:
Margaret L. Youngdahl

child:
Todd Peterson

child:
Janis Peterson

child:
Catherine Peterson