Harriet Edith Beards Wilson
(1886 - 1972)
Harriet Edith Beards Wilson was active/lived in New Jersey, New York. Harriet Wilson is known for commercial art, watercolor painting, fashion design.
Biography Harriet Edith Beards Wilson
Harriet Edith Beards, the fourth of five children, was born into a middle class family in New York City on April 20, 1886. The Beards family moved their family to East Orange, NJ when Harriet was a young child and this is where she attended public schools. After graduation from East Orange High School, she attended Pratt Institute in NYC, graduating in June 1906 at the age of 20.
Seven years later, in 1913, Harriet Beards married William "Bill" Wilson, a salesman and a part-time cartoonist/artist. The couple resided in West Orange, NJ for many years before moving to Roseland, NJ. The couple had no children of their own, but were married for 55 years, until Bill died in 1968. Harriet, at age 85, died in Livingston, NJ on
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