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Dr. Daniel Renner
Class of 1954

Renner, a 1954 Bethany graduate, was a three-year letterman and two-year captain for the tennis team. In 1953, Renner won the West Virginia Intrastate Tennis Singles championship. 

The tennis standout graduated magna cum laude in 1954 from Bethany. He then went on to attend the University of Michigan Medical School, where he recieved his Doctorate. After completing an internship at the Cornell Medical Center in 1957-58, he served a Thoracic Surgery Residency at Case Western Reserve University. Renner would go on to practice Thoracic and Vascular Surgery for 36 years in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. Most recently, Renner was the Chairman of Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at Hillcrest Hospital/Cleveland Clinc. 

While at Bethany, Renner was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Human Relations Club, W. Va. Academy of Science and the International Relations Club. He and his wife, Marlene, have four children, Richard, Ann, Karen, and Steven, and reside in Gates Mills, Ohio.