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hospital administrator.

Ritz Edwin Heerman, American hospital administrator. Decorated Knight Royal Order Vasa (Sweden).

Background

Heerman, Ritz Edwin was born on February 3, 1892 in York, Nebraska, United States. Son of Mauritz N. and Hulda (Carlson) Heerman.

Education

Student in public schools. Doctor of Laws, Midland College, 1954.

Career

Assistant superintendent, superintendent, general manager, executive vice president Lutheran Hospital Society of Southern California, operating California Hospital, since 1925, Santa Monica Hospital, since 1941, Donald N. Sharp Memorial Hospital, since 1953.

Membership

Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs. Member American Hospital Association (trustee since 1944, president 1953-1954), Association Western Hosps. (president 1946-1947), Association California Hosps.

(founder, president since 1936), Hospital Service Southern California (founder, president 1938-1947), Hospital Council Southern California (executive secretary, treasurer 1931-1939), California, Los Angeles Chamber’s of Commerce., Royal Society of Health of London, England, Lutheran Welfare Council Southern California, Samaritan Society.

Connections

Married Nellie M. Nelson, June 3, 1916. Children: Merle (Mistress.

father:
Mauritz N. Heerman

mother:
Hulda (Carlson) Heerman

spouse:
Nellie M. Nelson

child:
Merle (Mrs Heerman