Women / Persons ~ P24520

Verina Morton Jones

Alternate Names:
  • Verina H. Morton Jones
  • Verina Harris Morton Jones
  • Verina H. Morton M.D.
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 28 January 1865 - 3 February 1943
  • Activist
  • Activist, Civil Rights
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Educational founder, schoolmistress
  • Medicine (doctor)
  • Member of committee or club
  • Suffragette
  • widow
Note: Born Cleveland, Ohio, died Brooklyn, New York. First woman who was licensed to practice medicine in Mississippi. Co-founder of Lincoln Settlement House in NYC. Elected to the board of the NAACP. Remarried after her first husband died.
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