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Frances Payne Bolton
Original name: Frances Bingham
Birth: Mar. 29, 1885
Death: Mar. 9, 1977

Republican Congresswoman for 29 years. Supported projects in nursing, health and education. Persuaded Secretary of War, Newton D. Baker, to establish an Army School of Nursing during WW1. Believing that nurses should have college educations as well as nurses training, she funded a school of nursing at Western Reserve University, renamed the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. (bio by: Joyce) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles William Bingham (1846 - 1929)
  Mary Perry Payne Bingham (1854 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Chester Castle Bolton (1882 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Oliver Payne Bolton (1917 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harry Payne Bingham (1877 - 1955)*
  Oliver Perry Bingham (1878 - 1900)*
  William H Bingham (1879 - 1955)*
  Frances Payne Bolton (1885 - 1977)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 9 Lot 40 Grave 7
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 23, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22475
Frances Payne Bolton
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Frances Payne Bolton
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Frances Payne Bolton
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014
A noble servant of the people! The Hon. Frances Bolton served the people of Ohion Faithfully and True!
- Presidential Historian
 Added: Oct. 8, 2013
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