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George Dawson

 (1870 - 1938)
George Walter Dawson was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts.  George Dawson is known for landscape, flowers, rural genre.

Biography  
George Dawson


George Walter Dawson was the second son of Jackson Thornton Dawson and Mary (Minnie) McKenna Dawson. Minnie and Jackson Dawson were living in the gardener’s cottage of the John Dove Estate in Andover Massachusetts, where Jackson was working as gardener, when George was born on March 16. 1870.  George’s father, Jackson, become the head gardener of the Bussey Institute at Harvard University in the Autumn of 1871, and later became the first staff member of the Harvard University Arnold Arboretum and a world renown plant plantsman, rose breeder and plant propagator. 

George lived with his family in an apartment over the Bussey Institute headhouse and attached greenhouse from 1871 to 1886.  In 1886, when George was 16 year  ...  Displaying 750 of 2538 characters.



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About  George Dawson

Born:  1870 - Andover, Massachusetts
Died:   1938
Known for:  landscape, flowers, rural genre