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Description: Dr. Emma Johnson Lucas - Health Commissioner

Date: December 6 1895

Newspaper published in: Pontotoc, MS

Source: MSU Library

Page/Column: Page 3, Column 1

--Dr. Emma Johnson Lucas, who has been appointed health commissioner of Peoria, Ill., is the first woman in that city to hold any public office. The medical men of Peoria, as well as the Womens club, strongly indorsed her candidacy. Mrs. Lucas is a native of Peoria, where she has been practicing medicine for about a year. She stands high in the profession and has built up a good practice. She is the daughter of one physician and the widow of another.

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