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TDMH Commissioners


  • March 25, 1953 to June 1958
    Cyril J. Ruilmann, MD

    January 19, 1959 to
    July 31, 1965
    Joseph Baker, MD

    August 1, 1965 to June 1, 1969
    Nat T. Winston, Jr., MD

    June 1, 1969 to July 1, 1971
    Frank H. Luton, MD

    July 1, 1971 to
    January 17, 1975
    C. Richard Treadway, MD

    January 20, 1975 to
    January 21, 1979
    Harold W. Jordan, MD

    January 22, 1979 to
    March 18, 1979
    C. Richard Treadway, MD
    (Interim Commissioner)

    April 3, 1979 to
    April 15, 1984
    James S. Brown, MD

    May 23, 1984 to
    January 16, 1987
    Richard D. Sivley

    January 17, 1987 to
    January 18, 1991
    Eric B. Taylor

    January 19, 1991 to
    January 21, 1995
    Evelyn C. Robertson, Jr.

    January 21, 1995 to
    September 30, 1996
    Marjorie Nelle H. Cardwell

    October 1, 1996 to
    March 17, 1999
    Ben Dishman (Acting Commissioner)

    March 18, 1999 to
    January 8, 2003
    Elisabeth Rukeyser

    January 9, 2003
    to January 14, 2011

    January 15, 2011
    to present