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Joseph Edwin Lammers, American Hospital executive ( hlth: hlth. service)hospital executive.

Background

Lammers, Joseph Edwin was born on July 28, 1935 in Archie, Missouri, United States. Son of Melvin Edwin and Emma Victoria Lammers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Central Missouri State University, 1957. Office manager Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Independence, Missouri, 1957-1960. Area marketing manager Phillips Petroleum Company, San Francisco, 1960-1970.

Assistant administrator Independence (Missouri) Sanitarium and Hospital, 1970-1979, executive director, since 1979. Director Blue Cross, Professional Standards Review Organisation Board of directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1982. President American Cancer Society, 1979.

Career

Office manager Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Independence, Missouri, 1957—1960. Area marketing manager Phillips Petroleum Company, San Francisco, 1960—1970. Assistant administrator Independence (Missouri) Sanitarium and Hospital, 1970—1979.

Executive director, since 1979. Director Blue Cross, Professional Standards Review Organization. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1982.

President American Cancer Society, 1979. Served with United States Army, 1958.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1958. Member American Hospital Association, Kansas City Hospital Association (treasurer, Chairman, Board Of Directors since 1985), American College Hospital Adminstrs., Missouri Hospital Association (board directors), American Protestant Hospital Association, Independence Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1979, div.v.p. 1980-1982; Member Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (ordained minister).

Lodge: Kiwanis (pres.1977) (Independence).

Connections

Married Dorothy L. Howe Lammers, September 14, 1957. Children: Sean, Elizabeth, Kristen.