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Boylston, Helen Dore

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1984 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Nurses

1895 – Born on April 4th in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. American author and nurse.

1915 – Graduated from Massachusetts General Hospital as a nurse.

1917 – She graduated as a nurse from Massachusetts General Hospital.

         – She joined the British Army in France.

1920 – She wrote ”Sister: A Journal,” published by Atlantic Monthly Press.

1926 – She traveled with a friend from France to Albania. An account of her motor journey, ”Travels With Zenobia,” was recently reissued by the University of Missouri Press.

1927 – She published ‘Sister: Diary of a War Nurse’.

1936 – She wrote, ‘Sue Barton: Student Nurse’, the first of her Sue Barton nurse series.

1955 – She wrote ‘Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross’.

1984 – Died on September 30th at St. Joseph’s Manor, a nursing home in Trumbull, Connecticut at the age of 89.