Born in Liberty, Nebraska on Nov. 21, 1889, Martha Thompson married John F. Forward and settled in San Diego in 1917. Her husband was mayor of San Diego during 1931-34.
Mrs. Forward maintained a home and studio at 525 Spruce Street until her death on Feb. 7, 1970.
California-Pacific International Expo (San Diego), 1935; Los Angeles County Fair, 1936.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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