Clemence Sophia LozierClemence S. Lozier
American Physician
1812 – 1888 A.D.

Clemence Sophia Lozier, an American physician, born in Plainfield, N.J., the daughter of David Harned. She was married to A. W. Lozier of New York City, after his death conducted a school for eleven years, and then studied medicine.

She graduated (1853) at the Syracuse Medical College, and began to practice in New York City, where she had great success as a surgeon.

The lectures she gave in her own house were the beginning of the New York Medical College and Hospital for Women, founded through her efforts in 1863. She was dean of the faculty of the college for more than twenty years.

Mrs. Lozier was also a prominent woman suffragist, and active in reform and philanthropic movements.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.