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Breckinridge, Mary

(1881-1965), the American nurse who founded the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky to improve the obstetric care of women living in remote mountainous areas. The nurses in the service had training in midwifery and reached their patients on horseback and on foot, often encountering personal danger. The service began training midwives and stimulated the establishment of other midwifery schools.

McMillan, Mary

(1880-1959), early American physical therapist and a founder of the American Physical Therapy Association. She was educated in England and was employed at the Children's Hospital in Liverpool treating patients with poliomyelitis and spastic paralysis. She returned to America in 1915 and became an influential force in the development of the profession of physical therapy.


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This game is all about teamwork, and as well as Bill, I've got a good head girl in Mary Weaver, and good staff.
a nonprofit agency contracted to provide the inmate services, is overwhelmed with requests from the Men's Central Jail and Twin Towers jail and cannot expand its services to other prisons without additional funding and staff members, said Mary Weaver, executive director of the agency.
Mary Weaver was appointed to the new position of Vice President of Marketing for Stronghold.
Kervin and Mary Weaver received a $200,000 First Industries agriculture loan for the construction of two broiler houses in Fleetwood for $750,000.
Enfys Roberts (38) won a 16-hole stableford from Pat Rees (36) and Mary Weaver (35).