Mary Louisa Gordon

Standard Name: Gordon, Mary Louisa


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March 1908: Mary Louisa Gordon, who had qualified as...

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March 1908

Mary Louisa Gordon , who had qualified as both a physician and a midwife and had practised medicine in London since 1900, was appointed the first female prison inspector in Britain.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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