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