Doc Susie: Mountain Doctor (great Lives In Colorado History) (great Lives In Colorado History / Personajes Importantes De La Historia De Colorado)
- Number of Pages: 54
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Susan Anderson was born in 1870 in Indiana and graduated from medical school in 1897 at the University of Michigan. As her health improved, she began to treat the neighborhood people— and their animals. At times, she had to go in to the tunnel to care for the injured or to retrieve bodies. In 1907, seeking a dry and cold climate to improve her tuberculosis condition, she moved to the mountain town of Fraser in Grand County. This may be the second book in the Great Lives in Colorado Background series. Ages 8 to 10 Bilingual in English and Spanish54 pages (English 27/Spanish 27) Paperback Trim: 5"by 8"Returning to her household in Cripple Creek, Colorado, she set up a medical practice before moving on to Denver and then Greeley, Colorado. “ Doc Susie,” as she came to be known, was the best, and only, doctor within the location for a good deal of years. Doc Susie continued her medical practice till 1956 and died in Denver on April 16, 1960. She served as Grand County Coroner during construction inside the six-mile long Moffat Tunnel, which replaced the treacherous Moffat Road rail line.
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