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Memorable Manitobans: Elizabeth Russell (1890-?)


Born in Yorkshire, England, 1890. Daughter of James and Charlotte Russell. Educated at public and private schools. Came to Manitoba, 1913; trained at Winnipeg General Hospital; appointed to the position of Superintendent of Nurses of the Manitoba Provincial Board of Health,1917. Member, Manitoba Association of Graduate Nurses, Canadian Association of Trained Nurses, National Organization for Public Health Nursing. Anglican. Address, Nurses’ Department, Parliament Buildings, Winnipeg.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 8 December 2008

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