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Poston, Adele Suyder (7 Sept. 1884–15 May 1979), psychiatric nurse and nursing reformer and administrator, was born in Springdale, Arkansas, the third child of John Poston and Katherine (or Catherine) Elmore. She was raised and educated in Springfield, Illinois and, in 1904, she entered the Passavant Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses in Jacksonville, Illinois. Following her training, she became in ...