Franke Cobban

(1886-1974). Nurse and administrator. A native of South Dakota, she entered denominational work in 1904 at Battle Creek Sanitarium. In succeeding years, she served at Washington Sanitarium and Hospital, the Harding Rural Rest Home in Ohio, and the General Conference Medical Department. She became instructor of nurses at the White Memorial Hospital and Glendale Sanitarium and Hospital in California. She also worked as director of nurses at the St. Helena Sanitarium in California. In 1971 she was chosen for the Hall of Fame in the Northern California Chapter of ASDAN (Association of SDA Nurses).

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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