Dr. Eleanor Haines


First woman admitted to the Medical Society of NJ in 1876. Practiced in Newark for over 50 years. Affiliated with the NJ Historical Society. Graduated Women’s Medical College of PA in 1871.

*various sources say 1846, 1845, 1854

Raised in Burlington County.


Baker, Mariana Narrative for tableaux; Newark Women of the Century.

“Dr. Haines Dies” Trenton Evening Times Apr 24 1924

Essex County Medical Society Records

New Jersey History, 1923, p 295

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