Biographies and Portraits of Women Serving in the era of 1844 - 1894

Dr. Katherine (Kate) Lindsey (1842 - 1923)

Physician, founder, missionary. Physician graduating at the head of her class from the University of Michigan with the second class that accepted female students. Founder of first nurses' training school at Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1883. Served 20 years at Battle Creek and then served at Claremont Sanitarium in South Africa. She practiced at the Colorado Sanitarium in Boulder until retirement.