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Robert Kenneth Zentmyer, American naval officer, health care administrator. Member finance committee San Carlos United Methodist Church, San Diego, 1984; Fellow: American College of Hospital Administrators; member: Institute Alumni Association, Federal Health Care Executives, Association Mil Surgeons, American Hospital Association, San Diego Track Club.


Zentmyer, Robert Kenneth was born on October 23, 1935 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert Kenneth and Ruth Evelyn (DeWaters) Zentmyer.


Student, Ferris State College, 1953. Student, East Carolina College, 1963—1964. Bachelor, George Washington University, 1965.

Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1967.


Commissioned ensign to captain United States Navy, 1961—1981. Academy director Naval Hospital Corps School, San Diego, 1970—1973. Deputy director administrative services Naval Regional Medical Center, Long Beach, 1973—1976.

Head medical program branch Navy Recruiting Command, Arlington, Virginia, 1976—1979. Director administrative services Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1982—1983. Deputy Commander, chief staff Southwest Region Naval Medical Command, since 1983.


Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.


The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.


Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


Member finance committee San Carlos United Methodist Church, San Diego, 1984. Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs. Member American Hospital Association, Association Mil Surgeons (assistant general chairman annual meetingSan Diego, 1983-1984), Federal Health Care Executives, Institute Alumni Association.

Club: San Diego Track.


Married Donna Jean Peck Zentmyer, April 3, 1955. Children: Mark Alan, Erik Gregory.