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Joan Alice Baldwin

Joan Alice Baldwin was American medical/surgical nurse. Registered Nurse, Inc.; certified emergency nurse.


  • Baldwin, Joan Alice was born on August 20, 1938 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Clarence Eugene and Dora Elizabeth (Smith) VanHorn.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Parkview Methodist School Nursing, 1960. Postgraduate, Purdue University. Postgraduate, College of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois.


    • Private duty nurse,, Fort Wayne, 1961-1962. Emergency room nurse Parkview Memorial Hospital, 1964-1985. Part-time office nurse, 1968.

      Staff nurse medical department Parkview Memorial Hospital, 1985-1989, float nurse, 1988, medical/surgical nurse, 1989-1992, telemetry nurse cardiac medical-surgical unit, 1992—2001. Retired, 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Inc. Certified emergency nurse.


    Teacher 1st aid CPR, Girl Scouts United States of America. Active music department local church. Member of EDNA, Indiana State Nurses Association, National Mutation Chinchilla Breeders Association (past secretary-treasurer), Tri-State Mutation Chinchilla Breeders Association (secretary-treasurer), Empress Chinchilla Breeders Association (secretary-treasurer local branch), Parkview Methodist School Nursing Alumnae Association (past officer).


    • Married Joseph Eugene Baldwin, September 20, 1958. Children: Connie Sue, Dale Alan, Karen Kay, Paul Eugene.
    • father: Clarence Eugene VanHorn
    • mother: Dora Elizabeth (Smith) VanHorn
    • spouse: Joseph Eugene Baldwin
    • children: Connie Sue Baldwin
    • Dale Alan Baldwin
    • Karen Kay Baldwin
    • Paul Eugene Baldwin
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    Born August 20, 1938