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Portrait of Malene Grant

Date: 1935 | Identifier: UW0000
Portrait of Malene Grant from page 47 of the 1935 Tecoan, yearbook of East Carolina Teachers College. Also featured on this page is portrait of her twin sister, Isa Costen Grant. Both women graduated from East Carolina Teachers College in 1935, taught for one year, and went on to become physicians. After marrying Dr. C. Fred Irons in 1939, Dr. Malene Grant Irons and her husband moved to Greenville, N.C., where she was the first female physician in eastern North Carolina. She served as a pediatrician in Greenville and was the first director of the Developmental Evaluation Clinic at East Carolina College. more...