Thursday, June 2, 2016

June 2 – On this day in Montana history in 1941 news reached Montana of the death of pioneer physician Dr. Mary Atwater in California at age 82. She had practiced medicine in Marysville for many years when the mining town was in its boom years. She also fought to establish the State Hospital at Galen, and was active in fighting for women’s suffrage and other rights.

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