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The Blue Book of Iowa Women A History of Contemporary Women

Compiled by Winona Evans Reeves, 1914.

  
 

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DR. MARGARET V. CLARK

Dr. Margaret Vampel Clark of Waterloo, was born at Pleasant Ridge, Lee county, Iowa.  She is the daughter of John Christian Vampel and Clara Sandganger.  She received her early education in the public and private schools, receiving her classical education in the University of Wisconsin.  Her professional education was received at the Woman's Medical College of New York Infirmary, and Hahnemann Medical College of Chicago.  She took post-graduate work in London, Berlin and Vienna.  She was ever an ambitious and conscientious student, and as a result is a woman of broad education, as well as having unusual professional knowledge and skill.

In 1886 she was married at Humboldt, Ia., to Dr. Hardy Clark, who is a very successful practitioner.  She is a member of the American Medical Association, the Iowa State Medical Society, the Public Health Com. of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the Public Health Com. of the I. F. W. C.  She is medical director of the baby health contests and compiled the grade cards for the contests, which cards received the approval of the National Medical Association and are used in the contests in many states.  She is a member of the Public Library Board of Waterloo, of the State Association of Charities and Correction, of the W. C. T. U., the Waterloo Political Equality Club, the Iowa Woman's Professional League, the Audubon Society, is chairman of the local Civic Club and is a devoted church woman, being on its Board of Trustees.  Through the lives and by the efforts of such busy, able women as Dr. Clark, do the agencies for the betterment of society, the raising of health and moral standards of the race move toward accomplishment.
 

 

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