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Spivey, Dan

Spivey, Dan

Date: Friday, November 08, 2019

Interview 291a: In this interview with Jonathan Gerland, former doctor and Chief of Staff of Woodland Heights and Memorial Hospitals in Lufkin, Dr. Dan Spivey, reminisces about his career.  Starting with his education at the University of Texas and Stephen F. Austin State University, Dr. Spivey recalls his time in the Army during the Korean War and his medical career. Dr. Spivey began medical practice in Diboll, Texas as the physician for Southern Pine Lumber Company before opening a private practice in Lufkin. He later served as Chief of Staff at both Woodland Heights Hospital and Memorial Hospital in Lufkin. He also served on the Angelina County Chamber of Commerce board for the creation of Angelina College and was president of the Angelina Medical Society.