Jennie A. Dean

b. circa 1877
  • Jennie A. Dean was born circa 1877 in Pennsylvania.
  • Dr. Elvira Dean Abell graduated from Cornell Medical College in 1911, came to Morristown, and entered practice with her sister, Dr. Jennie Dean Beaver, as a pathologist and roentgenologist at Memorial and All Souls Hospitals. In 1930 she was invited by President Herbert Hoover to be a delegate to the National conference on Child Health and Protection. She was the first woman member of the Board of Directors of Shonghum Mountain Sanatorium in Morristown and for several years was president of the New Jersey Tuberculosis Association.
  • Frank Dale Abell and Elvira Dudley Dean appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey. Other members of the household included Jennie A. Dean, Fannie I. (?)
  • She was employed as a physician in a hospital, according to the 1920 census.
  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2010