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GILL, SAMUEL LANKFORD (1914-2000) was a Shreveport, Louisiana, internist associated with Shreveport Charity Hospital, Willis-Knighton Clinic, and later with LSU Medical School in Shreveport as a clinical assistant professor of medicine. He was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and received his M.D. from the University of Tennessee Medical Division in Memphis. Gill came to Shreveport in 1937 when he became associated with Shreveport Charity Hospital. In 1974, while a senior internist in the department of medicine at Willis-Knighton Clinic in Shreveport, he was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Health Education Authority of Louisiana by then Governor Edwin Edwards. Gill also served as vice president of the City of Shreveport Board of Health, president of the Shreveport Memorial Blood Bank, and as a member of the Willis-Knighton board of trustees. Gill was born August 5, 1914. He married Lynne Crutcher in 1939. He died in Shreveport January 17, 2000.

Bibliography: "Dr. Gill is Named to State Post," Shreveport TIMES. 19 August 1974. LOUIS Digital Library. Accessed 23 April 2013. Social Security Death Index.


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