Margaret M. Saunders
1861 – 1947 A.D.
Margaret Marshall Saunders, a Canadian author, born at Milton, Nova Scotia. Her many short stories and books are devoted chiefly to encouraging humane treatment of animals. Beautiful Joe (1894) gained the prize of the American Humane Educational Society, reached a circulation of over 500,000 copies, and was translated into several languages.
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.