Company Presents Hospital to Communities.
—The Lloyd Noland Hospital in Fairfield has been presented by its owner, the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company, to the Lloyd Noland Foundation for the benefit primarily of the people of the western sections of Jefferson County. Presentation of the hospital and all of its properties, equipment, and facilities, along with a substantial cash contribution for working funds, was made Aug. 29. An additional sum of $75,000 was donated by the company to erect and equip an outpatient clinic buiding to be operated in conjunction with the 300-bed hospital. The first four members of the board of trustees were selected by the communities, which include Fairfield, Ensley, and Bessemer. The Tennessee Company selected the other three initial trustees of the foundation, the president, treasurer, and comptroller. In the legal instrument establishing the trust, provisions were included whereby the people of the principal western
MEDICAL NEWS. JAMA. 1951;147(4):329-333. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670210041014