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Feb. 27 -- Edward T. Hempstead, retired managing partner of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in St. Louis, has been elected president of the Board of Governors of Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation.

Also elected to one-year terms were:

  • First Vice President -- Julian L. Carr Jr., partner and senior executive advisor of Beecken Petty O'Keefe &Company of Chicago, Ill.
  • Second Vice President -- Marian V. Mehan, attorney with Lewis, Rice and Fingersh, L.C., of St. Louis.
  • Treasurer -- James G. Castellano, managing partner of Rubin Brown LLP of St. Louis.
  • Secretary -- Thomas E. Hilton, partner of Anders, Minkler & Diehl, LLP, of St. Louis.

Founded in 1956, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center operates a 190-bed hospital and provides outpatient care at its main campus and 22 off-site locations across Missouri and Illinois. The center is owned and operated by SSM Health Care and is affiliated with the St. Louis University Schools of Medicine and Nursing and nine other educational institutions. Cardinal Glennon touches the lives of more than 350,000 children each year.

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