Jane Arminda Delano Director of Army Nurse Corps

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    Jane Arminda Delano

    Born at Townsend, New York, on March 12, 1862, she graduated from the Bellevue Hospital of Nursing, New York City, in 1886.
    She worked as Superintendent of Nursing at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, 1887; at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, 1891-96; Director, Girls Department, House of Refuge, Randall's Island, New York, 1900-02; Director, Bellevue Hospital School of Nursing, 1902-06; Chairman, National Commission, American Red Cross Nursing Service (the reserve of the Army Nurse Corps) and President, American Journal of Nursing, 1909-12; in charge of the selection and assignment of all military nursing units, World War I, 1918.

    She went to France during World War I and died at the Saveny Base Hospital in that country on April 15, 1919. She was buried in Section 21 of Arlington National Cemetery.



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