Phoebe Pember


An HMS American Cultures collaborative production


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Phoebe Pemberwas born on August 18th, 1823. She was part of a Jewish family. She was from Charleston, South Carolina. She was a nurse during the time of the American Civil War. Also, she was an administrator of Chimborazo Hospital. She was those following things at Richmond, Virginia. She was good at giving each and every patient direct care. Phoebe Pember was the fourth of seven children in her family. She was raised being wealthy, not poor. Her father, Jacob Levy, was a merchant. He was a very sucessful merchant. Her mother, Phoebe Yates, was an actress. She was a very popular, famous actress. Phoebe Pember died on March 4th, 1913.