Lucille Dobson Goggans, 1913 Graduate

We have not yet been able to verify Lucille Dobson Goggans was a graduate of KGH.  Research continues.   Mrs. Roy Goggans, Ex-Head of Nurses at TB Clinic, Dies Mrs. Roy Goggans, former matron and superintendent of nurses at Woodlawn … Continue reading

Howard-Henderson Hospital Bought by Three Surgeons

Howard-Henderson Hospital Bought by Three Surgeons Knoxville Journal, November 28, 1945, Page 1 Three young Knoxville surgeons — all of whom served with the U. S. Army Medical Corps — yesterday signed a contract for the purchase of Howard-Henderson Hospital … Continue reading

Jessie Young Norton, R. N.

Elsewhere on this site, you can read a short biography of Amelia “Amy” Young Cox Harshman, who was a pioneer nurse in Knoxville. Amy’s sister, Jessie, was also a registered nurse.  The following excerpts from Jessie’s obituary give details of … Continue reading

Amelia Young Cox Harshman, R. N., a Knoxville Nursing Pioneer

Amelia Margaret “Amy” Young Cox Harshman (pictured here at age 91) was born October 5, 1890, near Crab Orchard, Tennessee. Amy’s mother, Helen Godding Young, was a trained nurse from Massachusetts. Amy wrote of her life and her career as … Continue reading