Sara Josephine Baker, MD

(1873–1945) Josephine entered the field of medicine at a time when women were not readily accepted. Her story and many accomplishments are best documented by the Long Island and the Women Suffrage website. Dr. Jo enjoyed well earned retirement years in New Jersey with her life partner, novelist Ida Wylie.

Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery

342 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602

Dutchess County

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