Dorothea Dix

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United States, Activist
April 4, 1802July, 17, 1887.

Dorothea Lynde Dix was an American activist on behalf of the indigent mentally ill who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental asylums. During the Civil War, she served as a Superintendent of Army Nurses.

Also known as Public Servant

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