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Margaret Lord    (1896-1987)

Margaret Lord was born in Crary, North Dakota, January 28, 1896, the daughter of Robert and Clara Lord.  After her mother’s early death, she was sent to Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in the family of her uncle Hugh C. Lord, founder of Lord Corporation.  She attended Erie public schools and graduated from Central High School in 1915. 

Furthering her education she went on to Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where she studied art and also developed an interest in history.  Graduating in 1919, she went on to further study at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts for two years; also in New York City under Thomas Fogarty in 1924 and at the Pennsylvania Academy’s Chester Springs’s campus in 1926.  It is likely she also received encouragement from her aunt, Myrtle Lord, one of the founder’s of the Erie Art Club.  Lord also traveled to Europe for summer study in 1931 under Michael Jacobs in Paris.  She next spent a summer in classes with Hugh Breckenridge and Ernest Thurn at Gloucester, Massachusetts.

In the fall of 1929 the artist was hired as a teaching assistant to George Ericson at Academy High School in Erie, Pennsylvania.   Her duties became full time when he resigned teaching in 1933 to devote full attention to commercial work.  She held this position until her retirement in 1958 at age 62.  

She began exhibiting her work locally at the Art Club in 1927, regularly participating until 1953.  She won prizes in 1927 and 1935 in addition to being Art Club Secretary.  The Erie Public Museum hosted her only known solo show in August of 1943.

Besides the Art Club, Lord held active memberships in the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts and was an honorary life member of the American Association of University Women.  She died on September 22, 1987.

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Biography excerpted from the unpublished manuscript by Dr. Kirk W. Steehler, Erie Artists – A History Of Heroes.  Courtesy of Erie Art Museum.

Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, researcher of Lansing, Michigan


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