(1901 - 1986)
Margaret Webster Mellor Gill was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Margaret Gill is known for portrait painting, illustration, japanning, teaching.
Biography Margaret Gill
Following is the obituary of the artist from The Philadelphia Inquirer online, July 17, 1986, by Burr Van Atta, Staff Writer
Margaret Mellor Gill, 84, Pistol Champion, Artist And Decorator
Margaret Mellor Gill, 84, a crack shot who once held the world pistol title, died Tuesday at her home in Wyndmoor.
Mrs. Gill, who won her first title in 1946 at the International Police Pistol Tournament, continued to compete in the annual events for another 20 years, greatly expanding her collection of cups, plaques and trophies in the process.
She took the title in the women's division in her third year at the tournament in Teaneck, N.J. In her first outing, as a Coast Guard chief petty officer during World War II, she
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