Leila G. Bedell
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Leila G. Bedell (1838-1914) was born in Crown Point, Indiana, and died in Tryon, North Carolina. Bedell was a medical doctor who graduated from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1878 and practiced in Chicago after graduation. She served as President of the Chicago Women's Club from 1885-1888 and led several campaigns advocating for the rights of women and children. In 1885, she published The Abdominal Brain, a book discussing the workings of the nervous system. There is no record of Bedell studying with Mary Baker Eddy or uniting with the Church of Christ (Scientist).
Leila G. Bedell
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Leila G. Bedell (1838-1914) was born in Crown Point, Indiana, and died in Tryon, North Carolina. Bedell was a medical doctor who graduated from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1878 and practiced in Chicago after graduation. She served as President of the Chicago Women's Club from 1885-1888 and led several campaigns advocating for the rights of women and children. In 1885, she published The Abdominal Brain, a book discussing the workings of the nervous system. There is no record of Bedell studying with Mary Baker Eddy or uniting with the Church of Christ (Scientist).