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Alice Maud Padfield
UM School of Nursing

B. 1857 Norwich, Ontario | D. 1921 Middlesex, Ontario
Diploma 1889, Farrand Training School for Nurses, Harper Hospital, Detroit. Principal, University of Michigan Training School for Nurses, 1893 to 1896; private nurse in Detroit, 1889 to 1893 and 1898 through 1919.