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Esther Ross

Esther Ross, American Nurse, educator ( hlth: hlth. service, Educated)nurse, educator. Recipient Humanitarian award Women's Community Federated Club. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Vocational Association, National Council Negro Women, Indiana Vocational Association, Indiana Health Occupations Association, Black Methodists for Church Renewal, St. Margaret Hospital Alumnae.

Background

Ross, Esther was born on February 10, 1935 in East Chicago, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Solomon and Mattie Louise (Harris) Ross.

Education

Diploma, St. Margaret Hospital School Nursing, 1959. Bachelor of Science, College St. Francis, 1979. Master of Science in Health Administration, Indiana U., Northwest Campus, 1991.

Surgery nurse aide St. Margaret Hospital, Hammond, Indiana, 1952-1953, operating room technician, 1953-1956, operating room staff nurse, clinical instructor, 1960-1965. Staff nurse operating room Methodist Hospital, Gary, Indiana, 1966-1967. Operating room head nurse, operating room supervisor, assistant director nursing services St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, Indiana, 1968-1971.

Director nursing services Gary Family Health Center, 1971. Health occupations instructor Gary Area Career Center, since 1971. Delaware Indiana State Democratic Convention, 1976, 78, 82, 86.

Member Gary Civic Chorale.

Career

Surgery nurse aide St. Margaret Hospital, Hammond, Indiana, 1952—1953, operating room technician, 1953—1956, operating room staff nurse, clinical instructor, 1960—1965. Staff nurse operating room Methodist Hospital, Gary, Indiana, 1966—1967. Operating room head nurse, operating room supervisor, assistant director nursing services St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, 1968—1971.

Director nursing services Gary Family Health Center, 1971. Health occupations instructor Gary Area Career Center, since 1971.

Religion

It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

Views

Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Active Gary Civic Chorale. Delegate Indiana State Democratic Convention, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1986. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, St. Margaret Hospital Alumnae, Black Methodists Church Renewal, Indiana Health Occupations Association, Indiana Vocational Association, National Council Negro Women, American Vocational Association.

Connections

Children: Michael and Michele Evans (twins).

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.