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city-county health district administrator

Thomas LOfton Edmonson,, American city-county health district administrator. Recipient Distinguished Volunteer Service award Texas Governor Mark White, 1984.


Edmonson,, Thomas LOfton was born on November 1, 1934 in Tyler, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas Lofton Senior and Catherine Elizabeth (Kennedy) Edmonson.


Student, West Texas State University, 1954. Bachelor of Business Administration, Midwestern University, 1961. Postgraduate, Texas Tech University, 1967.

Postgraduate, Midwestern State University, 1975.


Sanitarian I, City of Wichita Falls (Texas) Health Department, 1963-1964; sanitarian I and III, chief and sanitarian V, Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health Department, 1964-1985; district manager, Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health Department, since 1985; director of health, Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health Department, since 1993. President Texas Mosquito Control Association, 1979-1980. Member county public health consultant National Science Foundation, since 1995.

Member community advising committee Wichita Falls Rehabilitation Hospital, since 1996.


Loaned executive United Way, 1988-1989. Life member Texas Health Foundation, since 1993. Board directors Public Health Museum Texas, since 1995.

President Wichita Falls Federal Credit Union, 1992-1995, Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers, Inc., 1992. Chairman Wichita Falls chapter Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, 1994. Graduate Citizen Police Academy, 1995.

Fellow Texas Public Health Association (honorary life member, chairman sanitarian section 1982-1983). Member Texas Association Municipal Health Officials (secretary-treasurer 1986-1988, president 1989-1990), National Environ Health Assn (regional vice president 1982-1987), Texas Environmental Health Association (president 1984-1985, executive secretary 1987-1990, 93—, I.E. Scott award 1987), American Public Health Association (environmental health committee), Buckaroo Club, Leadership Wichita Falls.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: big game hunting, photography.


Married Billie Yvonne Emery, June 14, 1963. 1 child, Lori Lynn.

Thomas Lofton Senior Edmonson,

Catherine Elizabeth (Kennedy) Edmonson,

Billie Yvonne Emery

Lori Lynn Edmonson,