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Dorothy A. Cornelius

Hall of Fame Class of /Taxonomy/Topics/All Topics/Department Of Veterans Services/Hall of Fame/Honorees/1997

Dorothy A. Cornelius
  • Executive Director, Ohio Nurses Association, Columbus, Ohio, 1957-1983
  • Only person to have been president of the American Journal of Nursing Company (1967-1968), the American Nurses Association (1968-1970), and the International Council of Nurses (1973-1977)
  • Served on numerous committees and commissions at the request of Presidents Eisenhower, Johnson and Nixon
  • Appointed by several Ohio governors to numerous committees, councils and task forces concerned with citizen health and safety
  • First woman to run for Reynoldsburg City Council; elected Ward Committeewoman; chaired Reynoldsburg Civil Service Commission; member, Reynoldsburg Planning and Zoning Commission