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Leonard Riggs, II, American emergency medicine physician, emergency care services executive. Senior member American Board Emergency Medicine.


II, Leonard Riggs, was born on January 27, 1943 in Longview, Texas, United States. Son of Leonard Morrison and Fleeta Dudley (Walker) R.


Bachelor of Science, Centenary College, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, University Texas, 1968.


Surgery resident, City of Memphis University, University Tennessee Medical Center, 1968-1969;staff physician, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, 1969-1970, 72-74;director emergency department, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, 1974-1980;chief emergency medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, since 1980. President EmCare, Inc., Dallas. Board directors United National Bank, Dallas, Ford Bank Group.


The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.


A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.


Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.


Board of directors Dallas Assembly. Member Dallas Together. Lieutenant commander United States Navy, Vietnam, 1970-1972.

Member American Medical Association, American College Emergency Physicians (honorary member, president 1980-1981, Wiegnestein award 1985), Texas Medical Association, Young President's Organisation, Dallas Country, Preston Trail Golf Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing, family activities, collecting vintage cars.


Married Barbara Gary (divorced July 1979). Married Peggy Ann Ney, September 8, 1984. Children: Preston, Jason.