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Anna Ritchie Harrison
UM School of Nursing

B. 1868 Richmond, Indiana | D. 1947 Whittier, California
Attended Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 1882 to 1885; diploma 1893, University of Michigan Training School for Nurses. Head nurse, University of Michigan Training School for Nurses, 1896 to 1898. Married J. Allen Osmun, DDS, retired dentist, president of a bank, in 1915 in Whittier, California.