Clara Barton


clara.jpgClara Barton c. 1905

Birth name Aliases
Clara Barton None
Birth date Birth place
December 25, 1821 Oxford, Massachusetts
Date of death Place of death
April 12, 1912 Glen Echo, Maryland
Known for
organizing the American Red Cross
Teacher, Nurse, Humanitarian

In 1881 Clara Barton founded the nation's first Red Cross chapter in Livingston County.

Clara founded the American Red Cross at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, which still stands at 21 Clara Barton Street in Dansville, NY.