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Bio

Lillian Grace Ellsworth
UM School of Nursing

B. 1877 Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan | D. 1946 Portland, Oregon

Diploma 1898, University of Michigan Training School for Nurses; attended University of Michigan, Department of Medicine and Surgery, 1901-1902.

Superintendent, University of Michigan Training School for Nurses, 1899 to 1901; superintendent of nurses, Wesley Hospital, Chicago, 1903 to 1906; operative in the police bureau’s women’s protective division, Portland, Oregon, during administration of Mayor Albee (1913-1916); city health inspector/food inspector, Portland, Oregon, 1928.

Member, American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses (NLNE), 1903; secretary, Illinois Nurses’ Association, 1906; member, University of Michigan Club of Oregon, 1914.

Married Herbert Marvin Bransford, an oysterman, in Portland, Oregon, in 1907.