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Thomas Ross Gambrell

investor , physician , surgeon

Thomas Ross Gambrell, American investor, retired physician, surgeon.


Gambrell, Thomas Ross was born on March 17, 1934 in Lockhart, Texas, United States. Son of Sidney Spivey and Nora Katherine (Rheinlander) Gambrell.


Student summa cum laude, University Texas, 1953. Doctor of Medicine, University Texas, 1957.


Intern Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, 1957-1958. Company physician Hughes Aircraft, Fullerton, California, 1958-1965, Chrysler Corporation, Anaheim, 1962-1965, Los Angeles Angels Baseball Team, Fullerton, 1962-1964. Private practice medicine, 1958-1991.

Attending staff, St. Jude Hospital, Anaheim Memorial Hospital, Fullerton Community Hospital, Martin Luther Hospital. Member utilization review committee physician St. Mary's Convalescent Hospital, North Orange County, 1960-1990, Fullerton Convalescent Hospital, Sunhaven and Fairway Convalescent Hospital. Developer, Ranching (Citrus) & Commercial Development, Arizona, Texas, New York, 1962-1994.


  • Author: An Ancestral History, 8 British Columbia to 1986, 2001, History, review and expanded edition, 2004. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Organizer of care for needy elderly, North Orange County, 1962-1965. Sponsor numerous charity events. Fellow American Academy Family Physicians.

Member American Medical Association, American Geriats. Society, California Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas University Alumni Association, Orange County Medical Association, Mayflower Society, Plantagenet Society, Sons of Confederacy, Sons of the American Revolution, Order Royal Descendants Living in American (colonel, listed in Living Descendants of Blood Royal), Order Crown (colonel), Baronial Order Magna Carta, Order of Aesculaepius, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting, travel, history.


Married Louise Evans, February 23, 1960.

Sidney Spivey Gambrell

Nora Katherine (Rheinlander) Gambrell

Louise Evans