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Leona Jean Townsend Edit Profile

Leona Jean Townsend, American nursing administrator.

Background

Townsend, Leona Jean was born on February 17, 1936 in Oakland City, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Lester York and Francis Eliza (Loveless) Willis.

Education

Registered Nurse, St. Mary's School Nursing, 1957.

Career

Staff nurse, St. Mary's, Evansville, Indiana, 1957-1960;staff nurse, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, 1960-1962;nursing supervisor, DON, Mary Greeley Hospital, Ames, Iowa., 1962-1967;instructor, Welborn Baptist School Nursing., Evansville, Indiana, 1968-1974;instructor, Manhattan (Kansas) Vocational School, 1974-1976;director nursing, Riverview Hospital, Little Rock, 1981-1986;manager, Health Advantage health maintenance organization, Little Rock, 1987-1993;manager, Veterans Administration Hospital., Little Rock, since 1993.

Connections

Married James Willis Townsend, April 20, 1958. 1 child, Eric.