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December 1965

Frederick Thayer Hill, MD

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Philadelphia, Pa

Arch Otolaryngol. 1965;82(6):566-568. doi:10.1001/archotol.1965.00760010568002

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TWO years ago Frederick Thayer Hill pointed to a steel framework that would add more than 50 beds, expand major departments, and provide a rehabilitation center at his 100-bed Thayer Hospital. He said with great pride, "Next year we'll raise more money, further improve our services and build a teaching auditorium."

Ted was 74 years old at the time and medical director of his beloved Thayer Hospital which he founded and built into one of the leading medical institutions in the country. The additions are now completed: the rehabilitation center, the teaching auditorium, and more beds. And Ted, at 76 vice-president of planning and development, is still working on major hospital additions for the future.

This just about epitomizes the life of Frederick Thayer Hill: sympathetic physician, medical educator, eminent hospital official, and human being extraordinaire.

This tall, willowy citizen of Maine, slightly humped from humility, has served as president

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