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Luther Joseph Sam Kirkland Edit Profile

Banker , Pharmacist

Luther Joseph Sam Kirkland, American pharmacist, banker. Member advisory board Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, since 1978; president American Diabetes Association, Pensacola, 1980-1981; chairman Escambia County School Board, Pensacola, 1966-1968. Member Northwest Florida Health Planning Council (chairman), Auburn University National Alumni Association (president 1980-1981), Rotary (president Pensacola chapter 1986-1987), Masons.

Background

Kirkland, Luther Joseph Sam was born on October 26, 1927 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of Robert Lee and Josephine (Coaker) Kirkland.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Auburn (Alabama) University, 1949.

Career

Pharmacist Walgreen Company, Pensacola, Florida, 1949-1951. Salesman Lederle Laboratories, 1951-1952, I.L. Lyons & Company, Pensacola, 1952-1955, manager Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1955-1956. Owner Ensley Rexall Drug, Pensacola, 1956-1981.

Member executive board The West Florida Bank, 1981-1987. Retired American Bank & Trust, 1989. Chairman advisory council Auburn University, 1982-1983.

Membership

Member advisory board Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, since 1978. President American Diabetes Association, Pensacola, 1980-1981. Chairman Escambia County School Board, Pensacola, 1966-1968.

Member Northwest Florida Health Planning Council (chairman), Auburn University National Alumni Association (president 1980-1981), Rotary (president Pensacola chapter 1986-1987), Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Evaline Gordon, June 18, 1953. Children: Jena Jo, Melissa Evaline.

father:
Robert Lee Kirkland

mother:
Josephine (Coaker) Kirkland

spouse:
Evaline Gordon

children:
Jena Jo Kirkland

Melissa Evaline Kirkland