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Margaret Eleanor Rhodes Crocker

 (1822 - 1901)
Margaret Eleanor Rhodes Crocker was active/lived in California, Ohio.  Margaret Crocker is known for painting.

Biography   Margaret Eleanor Rhodes Crocker

Margaret Eleanor Rhodes Crocker was born in Ohio on Feb. 25, 1822.  As the wife of Edwin Bryant Crocker, Margaret arrived in Sacramento with the Gold Rush.  A wealthy benefactress, her mansion and art collection were given to the city and is today the Crocker Art Museum.  She died in New York on Nov. 1, 1901. 

Exh:  Calif. State Fair, 1877, 1882.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Sacramento Bee, 12-2-1901 (obit).

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