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Kathryn J. Henderson was born on September 20th, 1944 in Utica, NY and attended the School of Nursing in Marcy, NY. At the age of 22, she spent two years as a teaching nurse at the Gombak Aborigine Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During this time she also travelled to China, Afghanistn, Pakistan, Cambodia, Thailand, and much of Europe.
When she returned to the US, she earned her BA in Nursing from Syracuse University and later a Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland and a Master's in Theology from St. Mary's Seminary. She lived in Maryland for 34 years and worked as a HIV Coordinator and RN for the Baltimore VA Medical Center for 23 years.
In 2006, she moved to Cold Brook, NY where she worked on land preservation. She passed away on October 1st, 2013.
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Kathryn Henderson, Orang Asli, Kuala Lumpur, Nursing, Gombak Aborigine Hospital
Palmer, Brantley, "Kathryn Henderson Papers" (2015). Finding Guides. 2.