FLOR500, Garden 256 Dr. Grace Ruarc Whitford, Physician (1883–1959) Dr. Grace Ruarc Whitford was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Chicago. She and her husband, also a doctor, settled in Palm Harbor around 1912. She worked to establish a hospital for tuberculosis patients, and during World War I she organized a bureau for children’s health. She was active in the Federation of Women's Clubs and served many years as chairman of public welfare and as highway beautification chairman. In 1946, she retired from practice.
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Dr. Grace Ruarc Whitford, Physician 

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Dr. Grace Ruarc Whitford, Physician 

(1883–1959)

Dr. Grace Ruarc Whitford was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Chicago. She and her husband, also a doctor, settled in Palm Harbor around 1912. She worked to establish a hospital for tuberculosis patients, and during World War I she organized a bureau for children’s health. She was active in the Federation of Women's Clubs and served many years as chairman of public welfare and as highway beautification chairman. In 1946, she retired from practice.





 




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