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Walker, Jane Harriettlocked

(1859–1938)
  • Susan L. Cohen

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Walker, Jane Harriett (1859–1938), physician and specialist in the open-air treatment of tuberculosis, was born on 24 October 1859 at Canal Cottage, Dewsbury, Yorkshire. She was the eldest daughter, one of eight children, three boys and five girls, of John Walker (1834–1900), then a wool merchant, later a prosperous local blanket manufacturer, and his wife, ...

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(1920–)