Grace Clara STONE
Also known as: Clara, Grace
Born: 12 January 1860
Died: 10 May 1957Special Achievements:
One of the first two women to graduate in Medicine from Melbourne University - Margaret WHYTE was the other.
She was named the first president of the Victorian Medical Women's Society, being elected in 1895, when the Society was founded.
Dr. Stone was also one of three founders of the Queen Victoria Hospital, the first hospital in Australia founded by women, for women.
Her sister, Constance Stone, was the first woman to practice medicine in Australia.
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