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Alice Gafford

 (1886 - 1981)
Alice Taylor Gafford was active/lived in California, Kansas.  Alice Gafford is known for landscape and still life painting.

Alice Gafford

Gafford, Alice Taylor (15 August 1886 - 27 October 1981), noted artist, teacher, nurse and community leader was born in Tecumseh, Kansas.  She was one of ten children of Benjamin and Alice Armstead Taylor.

In 1910 she began a nursing career after completing a three-year course at Douglas Hospital and a post-graduate year at General Hospital in Kansas City.  She served with the Red Cross in Alaska in 1915-16.  She worked on private cases in Chicago for the renowned Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, first surgeon to perform a successful operation on the human heart.  After moving to California in 1922 she continued in this profession until she was 70 years old.  She spent twenty-five years in the nursing profession   ...  Displaying 750 of 6277 characters.

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About  Alice Gafford

Born:  1886 - Tecumseh, Kansas
Died:   1981 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  landscape and still life painting