Scott County

Lt. Ruth Ann Griffith

1943 Photo

 

 

ARMY NURSE -- Miss Ruth Ann Griffith, daughter of the Rev and Mrs. J.D. Griffith, 1102 Brady street, will leave Thursday for Ft. Riley, Kan., where she will be enrolled as an army nurse.

Miss Griffith was graduated from St. Luke's hospital, Davenport, in 1940, and has since been employed there as graduate staff nurse, until the past year when she assumed the duties of night supervisor. She is a graduate of St. Katherine's school, Davenport.

Source: Quad City Times, September 30, 1942 (photo included)

Miss Ruth Ann Griffith who has been night supervisor at St. Luke's hospital, Davenport, for the last 18 months, will leave Thursday morning for Fort Riley, Kan., where she will enter the army nursing corps with the rank of second lieutenant.

She was graduated from the School of Nursing at St. Luke's hospital in 1940 and is a member of the American Red Cross nursing service.

She is the daughter of the Rev. J.D. Griffith and Mrs. Griffith, 1102 Brady street, Davenport.

Source: The Daily Times, September 30, 1942 (photo included)

On Leave

Second Lieut. Ruth Ann Griffith, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J.D. Griffith, 1102 Brady street, U.S. army nurse, is home on a one week's leave from the station hospital at Fort Riley Kan. She graduated from St. Luke's nursing school in Davenport in 1940 where she was night supervisor.

Source: The Daily Times, February 26, 1943 (photo included)