ELIZABETH WITTENMYER LEWIS, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,
attended Susquehanna University and Pennsylvania State College. She
graduated from Jefferson Medical School with an RN and served as first
lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps in World War II. She married a
Southerner and spent most of her life in Virginia, Florida, Missouri,
and Texas, with the exception of six years in London. She continued her
education at Rice University in Houston.