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Hollister McGuire Stolte ’32

Hollister McGuire Stolte ’32, September 11, 2004, in Portland. Hollister earned a bachelor’s degree in premedicine from Reed, and an MD from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1938. That next year, he married Frances E. Smith. In 1940, he became the Yamhill County Public Health Officer, and he and his wife welcomed their twin sons. Hollister was also district health officer for Washington County; combined work that led to a master’s degree from the University of California School of Public Health at Berkeley in 1949. In 1953, he left both positions to become the Clackamas County Health Officer; a position he held to retirement. He was a member of Yamhill and Clackamas County Medical societies, the Oregon Medical Association, and the American Medical Association; a fellow of the American Public Health Association; and a diplomat of the American Board of Preventative Medicine and Public Health. Survivors include his sons, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and his sister, Nancy Stolte Rosenfeld ’42. His wife died in 1993.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2005

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