Dr Elvira <I>Rawson</I> De Dellepiane

Dr Elvira Rawson De Dellepiane

Birth
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death 4 Jun 1954 (aged 87)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Burial Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Memorial ID 7569583 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Social Reformer and Doctor. She was the second woman doctor in Argentina. She was also an activist for women's and children's rights. She practiced medicine and made it a lifelong career promoting health as a medical inspector for both the Departamento Nacional de Higiene (1907-1918) and the Consejo Nacional de Education (1919-1934). While in these positions, she established the first school cafeteria in Argentina. Dr. Elvira Rawson De Dellepiane was a direct descendant of Edward 1 Rawson, First Secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Bio by: Alison Franks


Family Members

Children

Advertisement

Planning a visit to Cementerio de la Recoleta?

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Dr Elvira Rawson De Dellepiane?

Current rating:

24 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Alison Franks
  • Added: 12 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7569583
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Elvira Rawson De Dellepiane (19 Apr 1867–4 Jun 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7569583, citing Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina ; Maintained by Find A Grave .