Prather, E. Charlton
University of South Florida Libraries
Oral history interview with Jerome Conger, a former health officer with the Florida Department of Health. Conger began working as a state sanitary engineer after graduating from the University of Miami with a degree in botany and a minor in biology. His first job was in Palm Beach County where he worked on installing sanitary privies. After several years working in this capacity, Conger obtained his Master’s in Public Health from Tulane University. He was promoted to Assistant Chief Sanitarian of Palm Beach County where he stayed for two years until he went to work for the State Board of Health as an environmental health consultant and later working on statewide comprehensive health planning. After the state government was reorganized Conger became the bureau chief for the Bureau of Comprehensive Health Planning, then housed within the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services.
Florida -- State Board of Health., Sanitary engineering -- Florida., Public health -- Florida.
1 sound file (75 min.) : digital, MP3 file
Florida -- State Board of Health.; Sanitary engineering -- Florida.; Public health -- Florida.
Oral histories, Online audio
University of South Florida
Florida Public Health Oral History Project
Conger, Jerome, "Jerome N. Conger Oral History Interview" (2014). Florida Public Health Oral History Project. 26.