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date: 20 September 2019

La Motte, Ellen Newboldlocked

(27 November 1873–02 March 1961)
  • Lea Williams

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La Motte, Ellen Newbold (27 November 1873–02 March 1961), nurse, writer, and activist, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the eldest daughter of Ferdinand Fairfax La Motte, a businessman, and Ellen Newbold. Young Ellen spent her early years in Louisville and in her late teens moved to Wilmington, Delaware, to live with a cousin, the wealthy industrialist ...

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