Winifred Helen Brooks


A.B. Colby 1887, A.M. Colby 1890.

Winifred Helen Brooks was born in Augusta, Maine. She graduated from Colby in 1887, along with three other women. She worked at Mass General Hospital between 1894-1896 and became a registered nurse in 1896. She practiced nursing through 1901, when she then became hospital superintendent in Northampton, Massachusetts, and later in Plymouth and Springfield Massachusetts.