St. Leo's Hospital

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Newspaper article about alumna of the St Leo's Hospital School of Nursing

Jean Payne Rabie (graduate of St Leo's SON) papers

The following are from the Greensboro Daily News:

  • February 29, 1948 The last war-emergency cadet students of St. Leo’s Hospital nursing program are graduating. This hospital, located on Summit Avenue, opened in 1906 and began its nursing school that same year. During World War II, it trained students for war service. Although the hospital is Catholic, it accepts patients of every race and religion.
  • April 26, 1906 St. Leo’s Hospital, named for an early pope, is dedicated. Bishop Leo Haid pontificates at the mass held in the hospital’s chapel, where a large crowd attends. The first patient is said to be a drifter who received care and baptism before dying of pneumonia.