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Rachel Brooks Gleason M.D.

Alternate Names:
  • Rachel Ingall Brooks
  • Mrs. R. B. Gleason
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 27 November 1820 - 13 March 1905
  • Activist, Women's Rights
  • American (US)
  • Medicine (doctor)
  • Speaker, Lecturer, Public Reader
  • Writer, Nonfiction
Note: received medical degree from Central Medical college; fourth woman in the US to receive MD; established the Elmira water cure with her husband Dr. Silas Gleason; treated Mark Twain's wife, Olivia
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