Wisconsin’s First Doctor: Mary Anne Menard

Aunt Mary Ann Wisconsin's First Doctor

Did you know that Wisconsin’s first doctor was a Black woman? She settled in Prairie Du Chien after leaving Louisiana around the turn of the 19th century. Her name was Mary Anne Menard. …or Mary Ann Lebuche? …or Mary Ann Lebuche Menard? Apparently, historians aren’t actually sure how to spell her name.  She had two husbands […]