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hospital administrator.

Robert Smith Hudgens, American hospital administrator. Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs.; member American (trustee), Virginia (past president) hospital associations, Southeastern Hospital Conference (past president).

Background

Hudgens, Robert Smith was born on September 23, 1900 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Hampton and Hattie (Smith) Hudgens.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, 1923, Master of Arts, 1929. Student Harvard, 1923-1924.

Career

1 son, Robert Oscar. Assistant superintendent Emory University Hospital, 1929-1937, superintendent, 1937-1944. Director hospital div. Medical College Virginia, 1944-1947, professor hospital administration, 1945-1947, administrator hospital authority Lynchburg, 1947-1957, director school of hospital administration, 1957-1966.

Membership

Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs. Member American (trustee), Virginia (past president) hospital associations, Southeastern Hospital Conference (past president). Clubs: Rotary, Presbyterian Men’s, Methodist Men’s (president).

Connections

Married Emily Grace Mills, March 25, 1924.

father:
Robert Hampton Hudgens

mother:
Hattie (Smith) Hudgens

spouse:
Emily Grace Mills