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Mary Eliza Mahoney
Birth: Apr. 16, 1845
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1926
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Healthcare Professional. On August 1, 1879, she received her nursing diploma, becoming the first African-American graduate nurse. In 1896, she became one of the first African-American members of the predominantly white American Nurses Association. She also participated in the campaign for women suffrage and in 1921, was one of the first women in line to vote after ratification of the nineteenth amendment. In 1923, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Mahoney was inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame in 1976 and inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1993. (bio by: Deleon Todd) 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Everett
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Deleon Todd
Record added: Jun 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7633551
Mary Eliza Mahoney
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Mary Eliza Mahoney
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Mary Eliza Mahoney
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