A Centennial Celebration of Suffrage: Dr. Mabel Seagrave: Living the Wellesley motto

Mabel Seagrave was one of the first Seattle women to attend prestigious Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She graduated in 1905, then returned to Seattle to teach math for two years before going to Johns Hopkins Medical School in 1907. (Courtesy Wellesley College)
Mabel Seagrave was one of the first Seattle women to attend prestigious Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She graduated in 1905, then returned to Seattle to teach math for two years before going to Johns Hopkins Medical School in 1907. (Courtesy Wellesley College)

The pioneering Seattle surgeon’s career was marked by heroism during, and after, World War I, and a steadfast mission of public service.