Wilma Leona Jackson Uniform Collection
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- 1954 - 1958
- Jackson, Wilma Leona (Person)
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In 1944, she was promoted to Lieutenant and returned to Guam to serve as the Senior Nurse Corps Officer at the Fleet Hospital #103 until December 1945.
After WWII, Jackson served at hospitals in Washington D.C., Oakland, CA, and Portsmouth, VA. She returned to school in 1950 and graduated with degrees in nursing administration in 1952. In 1954, Jackson became the third director of the Navy Nurse Corps.
Jackson retired in 1958 as a Captain and returned to Ohio, where she died on March 23, 1998.
Jackson was awarded the American Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic Victory Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and a Commendation Ribbon.
1.50 Linear Feet (2 textile boxes)
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- Wilma Leona Jackson Uniform Collection
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