Emma Egge Oschwald

c. 1883-1960

Born in Newark, first woman to graduate the NJ College of Pharmacy in Newark, along with Esther Newman who died a few months later of appendicitis. Emma as a pharmacist for Newark City Hospital for 30 years. Helped her father manage a drugstore on Washington Street and owned her own business on Lyons before working for City Hospital.

Graduate Barringer (Newark High).


Cummings, Charles F. Famous women helped write the city’s history. Star Ledger Jun 27, 2002.

Death Notice, Star Ledger , Feb 2, 1960

“Two Young Women Pharmacy Graduates” Newark News April 30, 1901

O-06 Oschwald, Emma P, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library

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