Miriam Ginsberg Rothchild


Lt. Col. Army (Ret.)
Miriam Ginsberg Rothchild, of Rockville, passed away on Dec. 28. She was 96. She was born in Washington, D.C., and attended Roosevelt High School. She graduated from University of Cincinnati Nursing, University of Maryland (MS in nursing) and Columbia University (MS biostatistics).
Miriam served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1950 to 1970 and was awarded the Legion of Merit, retiring as chief of the Department of Nursing Research, Walter Reed Institute of Research. She also was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.
She and her husband, Philip L. Rothchild, moved to Leisure World in 1977. She became an artist in her 60s and enjoyed painting until her death. After the death of her dear husband in 2005, she moved to Ingleside at King Farm.
She is survived by her loving family: nephew Robert S. Ginsberg of Silver Spring; stepdaughters Marcy Gross of Annapolis and Jeri Kraft of Highland Beach, Fla.; five wonderful grandchildren and seven beautiful great-grandchildren.

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