Lavinia Lloyd Dock

Nurse, Organization leader

1858 – 1956

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Who was Lavinia Lloyd Dock?

Lavinia Lloyd Dock was a nurse, feminist, author, pioneer in nursing education and social activist. Dock was an assistant superintendent at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing under Isabel Hampton Robb. With Robb and Mary Adelaide Nutting, she helped to found the organization that would become the National League for Nursing. Dock was a contributing editor to the American Journal of Nursing and she authored several books, including a four-volume history of nursing and what was for many years a standard nurse's manual of drugs. She campaigned for women's rights for many years.

Famous Quotes:

  • If we have ethics, we will not need a code. The code is to regulate those who have no ethics.

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Born
Feb 26, 1858
Harrisburg
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bellevue Hospital. Training School for Nurses
    Nursing
    ( - 1886)
Died
Apr 17, 1956
Resting place
Harrisburg Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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