Clara Barton Biography

Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton was a pioneer nurse who founded the American Red Cross. In addition to being a hospital nurse, she worked as a teacher, patent clerk, and humanitarian. At a time when relatively few women worked outside the home, Barton built a career helping others. She was never married, as she knew the restrictions of a married woman at the time, but had a relationship with John J. Elwell. She was prominent as a nurse in the American Civil War. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Clara Barton
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Nurse, Teacher
Religion:
Unitarian Universalism
Date of Birth:
December 25, 1821
Astrological Sign:
Capricorn
Date of Death:
April 12, 1912
Age at Death:
90
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