In Memoriam: Howard Hill ’37, Distinguished Physician

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HowardHill1937Howard Hill ’37, longtime Redlands physician, passed away on Nov. 16, 2014. He was 99.

Hill was born in Redlands on Aug. 1, 1915, to Dr. Howard Gilman Hill and Minnie Arth Hill, and graduated from Redlands High School. After graduating from the University, where he was a member of Alpha Gamma Nu fraternity, he attended Stanford University School of Medicine.

He served as a field physician in World War II at Iwo Jima and other sites in the Pacific. After the war, he returned to Redlands to practice medicine with his father and brother, Harold ’40 (deceased). He practiced for 37 years. During his career, he also established medical offices and a nursing home in Redlands.

In addition to serving his community, he was also an active alumnus as a member of the George P. Cortner Heritage Society and the Alumni Career Network.

He is survived by his wife, Julie; his son, David; his sisters, Ruth Leinau ’39 and Shirley Sievert; and his grandson, Connor.

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