(l to r) President Lindgren, Dr. Hill ’44, and Ken Rice ’74
Dr. Douglas O. Hill ’44 was the recipient of the Society of Alumni’s Yellow Jacket
Salute on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at the Winchester Club’s fall dinner meeting
that took place at The Winchester Country Club in Winchester, Virginia.
As a student at Randolph-Macon College, Hill was active as a member of the Concert
Choir, the Franklin Debate Society and Omicron Delta Kappa. In addition, he was
a member of Kappa Alpha Order. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry
Upon leaving Randolph-Macon, Hill received his medical degree from the Medical College
of Virginia in 1947. His long and distinguished career in pulmonary and internal
medicine included his service as President of the Virginia Chapter for the American
Society of Internal Medicine. Hill served as a member of the Winchester Medical
Center and has been extremely active with the Winchester Host Lion’s Club.
Hill has provided many years of devoted volunteer service to Randolph-Macon. He
has served four terms on the Board of Directors of the Society of Alumni, has been
active in local area alumni activities and has helped us recruit students from the
Winchester area. Hill is a member of the R-MC Heritage Society and the Presidents
Society, and he also served on the Annual Fund Leadership Council and chaired the
Class of 1944’s 50th Reunion Committee.
Hill and his wife, Roberta, have three sons, one of whom, Mark, graduated from Randolph-Macon