The Graduates of the Union Hospital of Cecil County School of Nursing 1914 – 1926

The diploma for Mary Beers, awarded in 1917.  source:  Union Hospital, Celebrating the First 100 Years.

The diploma for Mary Beers, awarded in 1917. source: Union Hospital, Celebrating the First 100 Years.

Graduating Classes of the Union Hospital Nursing School, 1914-1927

Fourteen classes graduated from the Union Hospital of Cecil County School of Nursing.  Over a span of 17 years the hospital  certified that 43 young women had demonstrated the required skills and competencies, and they thus received the professional diploma of a nurse.

Here is a list of the graduates as published in a book celebrating the hospital’s centennial, “Union Hospital:  Celebrating the First 100 Years.”

1914 — Stella Graves, Alice Denver, Georgie Miller, Mary King

1915 — Ethel Porter, Marie Shilling

1916 — Rose Suter, Rebecca Tyson

1917 — Adelia McGready, Anna Broadwater, Alice Suter, Mary Beers

1918 — Grace McCormick, Jenna May Todd, Ella Alderson, Laura Storey

1919 — Mabel Larzelere, Ella Cochran

1920 — Helen Stewart, Elizabeth McDaniel, Ada King

1921 — Annetta Creus, Sara Whitlock

1922 — No Class

1923 — Sarah Simmons, Margaret Gatchell, Mary Corcoran, Mazie Smith

1924 — Evelyn Pierson, Mary Boyd, Ann Racine, Ann Bolinjar

1925 — Marian Bakevon, Agnea Hlebak

1926 — Beulah Bailiff, Lillian Russell, Evelyn Stewart, Leah Algard, Ruth Bostic, Olive Mann, Ida Lair.

1927 — Leah Elizabeth Algard, Lillian Ruth Russell, Evelyn Kathryn Stewart.

See article on the school.

Union Hospital of Cecil County.  A postcard, circa 1916.  source:  personal collection.

Union Hospital of Cecil County. A postcard, circa 1916. source: personal collection.

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