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Health facility administrator

Neil Eugene Harlan was American health facility administrator.


Harlan, Neil Eugene was born on June 2, 1921 in Cherry Valley, Arkansas, United States. Son of William and Mary Nina (Ellis) Harlan.


Student, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1946. Bachelor of Science, University Arkansas, 1947. Doctor of Laws, University Arkansas, 1969.

Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1950. Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1956.


Member of faculty Graduate School Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951-1962;assistant professor, Harvard University, 1954-1958;associate professor, Harvard University, 1958-1961;professor, Harvard University, 1962;assistant secretary Air Force, Washington, 1962-1964;executive vice president, Anderson, Clayton & Company, 1964-1967;director, McKinsey & Company, Inc., 1967-1974;director, McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, 1974-1993;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, 1984-1986, 89-90.


Chairman San Francisco Ballet, 1982-1985. Trustee Executive Committee World AffairsCoun. Northern California, since 1983.

Vice-chairman, director National Park Foundation, 1986-1992;Board of Governors San Francisco Symphony, 1985-1988. Member California Committee on Campaign Finance, California Business Roundtable, 1984-1987. Visiting committee Harvard Business School, 1984-1987.

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member Webhannet Golf Club, Edgecomb Tennis Club (Kennebunk Beach, Maine), Bohemian Club, Pacific Union Club, Links Club (New York City).


Married Martha Almlov, September 27, 1952. Children: Lindsey Beth, Neil Eugene, Sarah Ellis.

William Harlan

Mary Nina (Ellis) Harlan

Martha Almlov

Lindsey Beth Harlan

Neil Eugene Harlan

Sarah Ellis Harlan