Lees (nee Landells), Edith (1922-2004)

See Oral History Files, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 8

Edith Lees received her RN from Vegreville General Hospital in Alberta, a BSc from Incarnate Word College in Texas, and an MSc from Russell Sage College in New York.  During and after World War II she served as a military nurse; from 1957 to 1977 she was instructor, supervisor, chief nurse, and educational co-ordinator for the US Army Corps.  Along with the editing and publication of 3 books on The Military Nurses of Canada, she regards her military service as the highlight of her nursing career.

Contents of Biographical File

  1. Biographical Information Profile
  2. Biographical release form
  3. Pascoe, Robin “Success Story:  Mildred’s Mission”, The Canadian Nurse (1993), p.60.
  4. Browne, Alex, “Book Tells Memories of Canadian Nurses,” The Peace Arch News, August 12, 1995, p. 29.
  5. Role, Nancy, “Making a Difference During your Retirement,” Trail Times, October 1993.
  6. Photograph
  7. Vancouver Sun Obituary