Margaret E. SangsterMargaret E. Sangster
American Author and Editor
1838 – 1912 A.D.

Margaret Elizabeth Sangster, an American author and editor, born in New Rochelle, N.Y. She became on of the popular American poets in the period following the Civil War, and her poems Elizabeth Aged Nine and Are All the Children Home? were known the country over.

In 1873 – 1879 she was editor of The Christian Work, in 1889 – 1899 editor of Harper’s Bazaar, and then became a staff contributor to the Ladies Home Journal.

Her numerous books include: Hours with Girls, Little Knights and Ladies, Good Manners, Radiant Motherhood and My Garden of Hearts.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.

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