Margaret Epeneter McDowd
(1894 - 1990)
Margaret Epeneter McDowd was active/lived in California, Colorado. Margaret McDowd is known for painting, commercial art.
Biography Margaret Epeneter McDowd
Born March 26, 1894 in Denver, Colorado, Margaret Epeneter McDowd attended school in Denver and went to art school after high school graduation. She was an accomplished pianist and ballroom dancer. She got her first job as an illustrator for fashions in the Denver Post newspaper, where she worked until the end of World War 1. Her fiance was working on the newspaper as well, but died in the war. Her childhood friend, Edward Leon McDowd , was also in the service and had been writing to her during the war. When he found out she was no longer engaged, he asked her to come to California to marry him. He had a job as a chauffeur for the movie studios -- a job he was given because his mother was Al Jolson
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