Eleanor E Hamilton (Kingsley)


Eleanor E Hamilton was superintendent and director of Presbyterian Hospital in Newark from at least 1927-1947. She was name Outstanding Woman of Year in Essex County in 1947. President of the NJ Hospital Association in 1937. Was previously director of the Illinois Training School for Nurses and Superintendent of Miami Valley Hospital. Fellowship from American College of Hospital Administrators. She was killed in a car accident in 1956, along with her husband of 3 years Donald Kingsley.

Photo from Library of Congress.


Wingert, Dorothea. “Women Adopts Hotel Idea For Use In Modern Hospital.” Newark Sunday Call. May 1, 1927.

“Newarker Donates Hamilton Portrait” Star Ledger September 11, 1947

“Clara Krauter of Glen Ridge Named Outstanding Woman of Essex County” Montclair Times Nov 18. 1948

“Montclair BPW” Montclair Times Nov 25, 1947

“Dental Surgery Urged in Hospitals” Morning Post May 31, 1937

“Vows Spoken in Westfield” Courier-News Apr 13, 1953

“Youth 17 Faces Charges in Death of Aged Couple” Courier News Oct 31, 1956

“Crash Victim’s Funeral Set” Courier News October 19, 1956