Dr. Ralph Gorman Hills, 75, a Baltimore physician and former Olympic athlete, died Tuesday at Union Memorial Hospital there after suffering an aneurysm.
he was in private practice as an internist and also was on the staffs of Union Memorial, Church and Johns Hopkins hospitals and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
Born in Washington, Dr. Hills was a track and field star and participated in two Olympic Games while a youth. At the time, he set a world's record in the shot put.
He was a graduate of Princeton University and earned a degree from Johns Hopkins University Medical School in 1929.
During World War II, Dr. Hills served as a major in the Army Medical Corps and saw duty with the Johns Hopkins Hospital medical unit in the Fiji Islands in the Pacific.
He had been a member of the board of the former President's Physical Fitness Commission and was a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Joe, of the home in Baltimore; two sons, Dr. J. Dixon Hills and Ralph Warren Hills, both of Baltimore, and two sisters, Elizabeth Boyce, of Baltimore, and Mary Gilmore, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.