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Dr Eveline P Ballintine

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Dr Eveline P Ballintine

Birth
Death
18 May 1921 (aged 68–69)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA GPS-Latitude: 43.1338488, Longitude: -77.6139421
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Section E Lot 9 W½
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Dr. Ballintine was a prominent Monroe County physician and doctor. She was co-founder in 1870 of the Arethusean Literary Society of the Brockport Normal School which exists still today as a sorority that continues to commit itself to the values of education and community service.

Contemporary obituaries:

Rochester Post Express May 19, 1921

Dr. E.P. Ballintine Dies Afer Long Illness in City

Woman Physician Many Year at State Hospital and a Figure in Medical Work in Western New York
Dr. Eveline P. Ballintine, one of the leading women physicians of Western New York died last night at Rochester State hospital after an extended illness. Dr. Ballintine was senior woman physician at the hospital in charge of acute psychopathic division at the hospital since its organization in 1904 and had been connected with the hospital since 1891.
Dr. Ballintine was a daughter to James Ballintine, a Presbyterian minister, and Marrietta Bristol Ballintine and was born in 1852. She was graduated from the medical department of the University of Michigan in 1877 and for many years prior to coming to Rochester practiced in LeRoy.
She was a member of American Medical Association; New York Medical Society; Blackwell Medical Society; Rochester Medical Association; Rochester Academy of Medicine, and the New York State Women's Medical Association.
She leaves a brother, John D. Ballintine, of LeRoy, and a sister, Harriet Ballintine, of Vassar College faculty. The funeral will take place to-morrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from Mt. Hope Chapel following prayer service at the State hospital.
In speaking of Dr. Ballintine's death Dr. E. I. Hanes, former assistant superintendent of the hospital, said:"Dr. Ballintine was a physician of the highest type of scientific attainments and was a directing force of tremendous influence in the up building of the present high standard of our local state hospital; not alone in regard to the actual treatment of this afflicted class but as well in instilling confidence into our community and the thousands who came under the direct influence of the hospital with the broad humanitarianism and kindly sympathy which has for so many years dominated this institution. With her high medical attainment she brought to her work a rare spirit of modesty and womanly grace which endeared her to all with whom she ws brought into immediate contact."



The American Journal of Psychiatry, 1922, 79 (1), pg.131:

Obituary - Eveline P. Ballintine

Dr. Eveline P. Ballintine, a member of The American Psychiatric Association since 1898, died of carcinoma May 19, 1921, at her home in Rochester, N. Y. Dr. Ballintine was 69 years of age at the time of her death and had practiced her profession for 44 years. In 1877 she received her degree in medicine from the University of Michigan and from that time until 1891 she practiced in Le Roy, N. Y. In 1891 she gave up the general practice of medicine and associated herself with the staff of the Rochester State Hospital (NY), which was a the time transferred from county to state control. For the next 30 years and until the time of her death she continued an active member of the hospital staff, where she contributed no small part to the development and progress of the institution. From 1904 on she was in active charge of the women's reception service, in which she took great interest and was a real consolation to all who became her charges.
Outside of the hospital she had interest in other medical matters and was a recipient of many honors. She was successively president and councilor of the Women's Medical Society of New York State and was once president of one of the Women's Medical Societies in Rochester, N. Y. Besides these affiliations, she was a member of county, state and national societies and made many contributions to medical literature.
Dr. Ballintine represented the highest type of womanhood, and believing in the advancement of women into all fields of society, she never let an opportunity pass to promote the interests of her sex.
She is survived by four sisters and one brother.
E. H. Howard
Dr. Ballintine was a prominent Monroe County physician and doctor. She was co-founder in 1870 of the Arethusean Literary Society of the Brockport Normal School which exists still today as a sorority that continues to commit itself to the values of education and community service.

Contemporary obituaries:

Rochester Post Express May 19, 1921

Dr. E.P. Ballintine Dies Afer Long Illness in City

Woman Physician Many Year at State Hospital and a Figure in Medical Work in Western New York
Dr. Eveline P. Ballintine, one of the leading women physicians of Western New York died last night at Rochester State hospital after an extended illness. Dr. Ballintine was senior woman physician at the hospital in charge of acute psychopathic division at the hospital since its organization in 1904 and had been connected with the hospital since 1891.
Dr. Ballintine was a daughter to James Ballintine, a Presbyterian minister, and Marrietta Bristol Ballintine and was born in 1852. She was graduated from the medical department of the University of Michigan in 1877 and for many years prior to coming to Rochester practiced in LeRoy.
She was a member of American Medical Association; New York Medical Society; Blackwell Medical Society; Rochester Medical Association; Rochester Academy of Medicine, and the New York State Women's Medical Association.
She leaves a brother, John D. Ballintine, of LeRoy, and a sister, Harriet Ballintine, of Vassar College faculty. The funeral will take place to-morrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from Mt. Hope Chapel following prayer service at the State hospital.
In speaking of Dr. Ballintine's death Dr. E. I. Hanes, former assistant superintendent of the hospital, said:"Dr. Ballintine was a physician of the highest type of scientific attainments and was a directing force of tremendous influence in the up building of the present high standard of our local state hospital; not alone in regard to the actual treatment of this afflicted class but as well in instilling confidence into our community and the thousands who came under the direct influence of the hospital with the broad humanitarianism and kindly sympathy which has for so many years dominated this institution. With her high medical attainment she brought to her work a rare spirit of modesty and womanly grace which endeared her to all with whom she ws brought into immediate contact."



The American Journal of Psychiatry, 1922, 79 (1), pg.131:

Obituary - Eveline P. Ballintine

Dr. Eveline P. Ballintine, a member of The American Psychiatric Association since 1898, died of carcinoma May 19, 1921, at her home in Rochester, N. Y. Dr. Ballintine was 69 years of age at the time of her death and had practiced her profession for 44 years. In 1877 she received her degree in medicine from the University of Michigan and from that time until 1891 she practiced in Le Roy, N. Y. In 1891 she gave up the general practice of medicine and associated herself with the staff of the Rochester State Hospital (NY), which was a the time transferred from county to state control. For the next 30 years and until the time of her death she continued an active member of the hospital staff, where she contributed no small part to the development and progress of the institution. From 1904 on she was in active charge of the women's reception service, in which she took great interest and was a real consolation to all who became her charges.
Outside of the hospital she had interest in other medical matters and was a recipient of many honors. She was successively president and councilor of the Women's Medical Society of New York State and was once president of one of the Women's Medical Societies in Rochester, N. Y. Besides these affiliations, she was a member of county, state and national societies and made many contributions to medical literature.
Dr. Ballintine represented the highest type of womanhood, and believing in the advancement of women into all fields of society, she never let an opportunity pass to promote the interests of her sex.
She is survived by four sisters and one brother.
E. H. Howard

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