Physician; medical administrator. Born– July 24, 1888, in Uchee, Russell County, Ala. Parents– Arthur R. and Susan (Tatum) Williams. Married– Annie Worrill Perry, February 26, 1913. Children– One. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1907; University of Alabama School of Medicine, Mobile, M.D., 1910. Practiced in Madison and Russell Counties until 1916. U.S. Public Health Service, Colorado, mine rescue work; served in Chicago, New Orleans and Tampico, Mexico, for treatment of bubonic plague victims; Phoenix; Washington, D.C., 1917-. On staff, Surgeon General of the United States, as editor Weekly Public Health Report. Chief Medical Officer, Farm Security Administration; Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service. Chief, Georgia Division of Hospital and Medical Facilities Construction Program (Hill-Burton Hospital Program). Died December 1984.


The Fiftieth Anniversary of Ralph Chester Williams and Annie Worrill Perry, February 26, 1913-February 16, 1963; Alabama Dept. of Archives and History.


The United States Public Health Service, 1798-1950. Washington, D.C.; Commissioned Officers Association of the United States Public Health Service, 1951.


Nursing Home Management. New York; F. W. Dodge, 1959.