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Laura Forster (1858–1917)

Laura Forster

News has been received in Sydney of the death on February 11, at Zaleshchiki, in Galicia, of Dr. Laura Forster, daughter of the late Mr. William Forster, who was a member of the New South Wales Parliament from 1856 to 1880, holding the office of Premier from October, 1850, to March, 1860, and subsequently various portfolios. Dr. Forster's death is stated to be due to heart failure after an attack of influenza. She was educated in Sydney, and took her medical degrees at Berne, Switzerland. Her brother,...

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