Correspondence; Letter from Robert Jolly to E. W. Bertner, congratulating him on election to Chief of Hermann Hospital Staff

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Correspondence; Letter from Robert Jolly to E. W. Bertner, congratulating him on election to Chief of Hermann Hospital Staff

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  • December 20, 1935 (Creation)

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(1885-1952)

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Robert Jolly was the Superintendent of Memorial Hospital, Houston, Texas from 1920-1945. He was born in Cave City, Kentucky in 1885. He was a Baptist minister. He became the Business Manager for the Baptist Sanitarium in 1919. In 1920 he took over as superintendent for the hospital, a position he held until his retirement in 1945. As superintendent, Jolly oversaw the development and growth of the hospital for 24 years. Jolly was a great fundraiser and worked to make Memorial Hospital one of the leaders in health care. In 1922, the American College of Surgeons awarded Memorial its hospital certification. Jolly also represented the hospital in national organizations, taking leadership positions in the Texas Hospital Association, American Protestant Hospital Association, American Hospital Association, and American College of Hospital Administrators. Robert Jolly died in 1952.

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Letter from Robert Jolly, Superintendent of Memorial Hospital, to E. W. Bertner, congratulating him on his election to Chief of Hermann Hospital Staff.

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Creative Commons License 4.0, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs. Images are to be used for educational purposes only, and are not to be reproduced without permission from The TMC Library, McGovern Historical Center, 1133 John Freeman Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, mcgovern@library.tmc.edu, 713-799-7899

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  • English

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  • Latin

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