[Manuscripts and biographical fragments] [1926-1945]


[Manuscripts and biographical fragments] [1926-1945]

1 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7514718

Massachusetts Horticultural Society

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King, Francis, Mrs., 1863-1948

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Louisa was an author of nine books, numerous magazine articles, and a series on gardens and gardening. She founded the Garden Club of Michigan (1912), Garden Club of America, and the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association (1914). She received the National War Garden Commission's bronze medal and the American Horticultural Society's George Robert White medal. Known as the "Fairy godmother of gardening in America" she died in 1948. Her husband, Francis King, was a business man, mayor of Alma...