Life of Doc Susie

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Doc Susie's life

Doc Susie's Life

January 31,1870 - April 16, 1960

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Born January 31, 1870

January 31, 1870

Brother John Born

1872

Taught grammer school

1885 - 1887

After she graduated from grammar school, her father wanted her to wait to go to high school, until her bother could go with her. While she waited she taught grammar school.

Graduated from Wichita High School

1891

Moved to Cripple creek

1892

Medical School at University of Michigan

September, 1893 - May 1897

Father wouldn't pay for all of her medical school
She had to get a loan from a friend.

Started practice in Cripple Creek

1897 - 1900

She had tuberculosis and she had to leave Michigan

John dies of pneumonia

1900

Nurse in Greeley

1901 - 1907

Tried to open a medical practice but because she was female people wouldn't accept her so had to work as a nurse.

Moves to Frasier

1907

Her tuberculosis came back and she came to the cold dry air to get better.

Treated first patient Dave

1909

Dave is a horse.

Rudy Just has appendicitis

1910

Karl Just dies from Influenza

1918

One of the first victims of the Great Influenza epidemic which killed about 500,000 people in the US.

Becomes Coroner

1926

Moved to indiana and back

1932

She spent only few weeks in Indiana then came back
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Starts treating skiers from Winter Park

1939

Honored by University of Michigan

1947

Went back for her 50th reunion and honored for her contribution to rural medicine.

Stopped practicing medicine

1956

She had a stroke and had to move to a nursing home in Denver. She had no money at that time so none know how this was paid for but they think some of the Doctors she knew who respected her so much paid for her care.

Died

April 16, 1960

Colorado History

Alfred Packer trip

1873 - 1874

Colorado is a state

1876

Horace Tabor gets rich

1878 - 1893

James Orman is the 12th colorado governor

1901

Influenza Epidemic

1918

Woman vote

1920

Billy Adams is the 25th colorado governor

1927

Moffat Tunnel Opens

1928

Baby Doe Tabor dies

1935

Coors uses the first aluminum beer can

1959