Louise Garst McBroom
(1891 - 1944)
Louise Garst McBroom was active/lived in Iowa. Louise McBroom is known for Portrait, figure, genre and landscape painting.
The artist ca 1930
Biography Louise Garst McBroom
Louise Garst McBroom (Mrs. Leland A. McBroom) (1891-1944)
A member of one of Iowa's most distinguished families, Louise Garst was born in February 1891 in Coon Rapids, Iowa. Her father, Warren Garst, owned and operated a local, general store with his brother, Edward. The Garst Store, which opened in 1869, proved to be a thriving venture, and in 1902, the brothers launched their second business effort, the Iowa Savings Bank . Garst's political aspirations led him to the Iowa State Senate in 1893, serving Sac, Carroll, and Greene counties. He later served in the 25th through 31st Iowa General Assemblies (1894-1907), figuring prominently as the chair of the Senate's appropriations committee. In 1906, Garst was n
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