Riverside Hospital on River Street in the early 1940′s
Lassen Hospital Sale Announced
July 30th, 1944
The Riverside hospital in Susanville, owned by Dr. G.S. Martin, has been sold to Dr. C.I. Burnett and Dr. J.W. Crever, Susanville physicians and surgeons, Dr. Martin announced today. The new owners will come into control of the hospital on August 1st.
Simultaneously it was announced that Miss Emma Randrup, registered nurse, would become superintendent of Riverside hospital, succeeding Mrs. Emma Lou Harte.
Dr. Martin, who will remain in Susanville as a practicing physician, releases himself from a position which he has held since 1920, when he first came to Susanville and built the Riverside hospital.
Riverside hospital today, representing an investment of approximately $125,000 began to serve the people in the fall of 1920. The hospital admission rolls now number over 12,000.
Dr. Burnett and Dr. Crever, new co-owners of the Riverside hospital are graduates of Stanford university; Dr. Burnett a native of Salmon, Ida., is a graduate of Reno high school. He came to Susanville to practice medicine in 1927. Dr. Crever, a native of San Jose, Calif., who came to Susanville in 1938, is currently Lassen county health officer.
Miss Emma Randrup, new superintendent, is a graduate of Hahnemann hospital San Francisco, where she received her RN degree in 1920.
At the time of her graduation Hahnemann hospital was affiliated with the University of California and the Children’s hospital in San Francisco. She is a native of Janesville.
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