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Howard, Meta, M.D., 1862
    Died 1930

Albion College Graduate
Class of 1884

Meta Howard was born June 13, 1862, to Henry and Adeline Howard, two of Albion’s pioneers. She graduated from Albion College in 1884. After attending the Women’s Medical College in Chicago, she went to Korea where she served for two years as a medical missionary. She returned to Albion and became the first woman to practice medicine in Albion. Meta served as the Health Officer for the City of Albion from 1913 to 1914.

Source: Albion Public Library, Local History Room

From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.

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