Biography of Miss Susan Emmott
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Miss Susan Emmott, superintendent of the Salem City Hospital, is among the highly esteemed women of Columbiana County. She was born at Concord, Mass., and is the daughter of George and Mary (McFarland) Emmott. Mr. Emmott, who lives retired at Concord, Mass., was a well known architect of that section during his active business career. His wife is deceased.

Susan Emmott received her education in the public schools of Concord, Mass., attended Smith College, and Miss Wheelock's. School, Boston, Mass. She then entered the nurses training school at the Margaret Johnestock Hospital, New York city. After three years she entered Sloane Maternity Hospital, New York city, after which she returned to the training school of Margaret Johnestock Hospital as first assistant superintendent. Two years later she was appointed superintendent of North Adams Hospital and Training School, where she remained for three years. She was then recalled to the Margaret Johnestock Hospital and after serving as superintendent of the training school for four years, she was appointed superintendent of St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford, Mass. After serving as superintendent of Concord (Mass.) Deaconess' Hospital for four years, Miss Emmott accepted her present position as superintendent of Salem City Hospital, in January, 1925.

The Salem City Hospital was opened to the public in 1913 with the following officers: A. W. Scheller, M. D., president; S. N. Sallume, M. D., vice president; E. J. Schwartz, M. D., secretary; and F. R. Pow, treasurer. The present officers are: Judge J. C. Boone, president; Mrs. W. H. Dunn, secretary; and F. R. Pow, treasurer. The trustees are: W. F. Deming, Albert Carlisle, Homer Silver, J. C. Boone, Mrs. W. L. Deming, Mrs. N. N. Sharpe, Mrs. R. B. Heaton, Rev. Gerhardstein, Mrs. W. W. Hole, Rev. O. Simpson, W. H. Mullin, Dr. T. J. Lyle, and Mrs. Ashbel Carey. The board of managers are: L. P. Metzger, Mrs. P. E. Barckhoff, Mrs. L. Harris, Miss Alice McMillian, C. S. Can, A. M. Wilheim, Mrs. J. G. Woodruff, Mrs. T. J. Rossiter, James A. Probert, A. O. Silver, and F. P. Muffins. The staff of Salem City Hospital consists of: Dr. J. M. McGeorge, chief of staff; Dr. L. W. King, eye, ear, nose and throat; Drs. R. T. Haolzbach, A. B. Hobson, P. E. Barnhart, L. E. Derfus, A. O. Rhodes, and A. W. Schiller.

Salem City Hospital, located on East Main Street, is of three story brick construction, and is modern throughout. Operating rooms, X-ray department, complete nursery, general wards, and student nurses' department, are well equipped. The hospital has accommodations for 50 patients.

Miss Emmott is a member of the American Hospital Association, Massachusetts National League of Nursing, Massachusetts State Hospital Association, and American Red Cross. She holds membership in the Unitarian Church.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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