Henry P. Megargee was born
in Philadelphia. "Harry" attended the University of Pennsylvania to
study engineering, served in World War I, and upon his return worked on
the railroad. Additionally, he trained as an artist and worked as an
illustrator, creating hunting scenes for playing cards, china patterns,
and "Field & Stream" covers.
was a generous man, and his grandson notes, "If you were lucky enough
to share his company on a hunt or have him as a guest invariably you
would eventually receive an oil on canvas depicting the hunt as your
thank you note. Lem Ward once told me the greatest possession he had was
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