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artist , magazine writer

Marjorie Woodyard-Smith Davison, American artist, magazine writer. Member American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution, American Association Women, Foreign Languages Clubs.

Background

Davison, Marjorie Woodyard-Smith was born on November 24, 1919 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Harry French and Laura Gertrude (Woodyard) Smith.

Education

Degree in journalism, advertising (honorary), Marshal U., 1937-1938;student, Ohio State University, 1939-1941;student, West Virginia State University School Fine Arts, 1937-1941.

Career

Advertising artist, Monte Little Advertising Company, Huntington, West Virginia, 1937-1938;advertising layout designer, editor, Huntington (West Virginia) Public Company, 1937-1938;surgical illustrator, Children's Orthopaedics Hospital, Huntington, 1938;journalist, calligrapher, Ohio State University, Franklin U., Columbus, 1938-1940;architectural engineer, Ohio State University, Franklin U., 1940-1941;printer, engraver, F. & R. Lazarus Company, 1942-1947;magazine advertising artist, Madamoiselle, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Atlantic Monthly magazines, 1942-1947;artist, advertising manager, Daily News, 1943-1945;journalist, citizen dispatcher, F. & R. Lazarus Company, Cincinnati, 1950-1952. Painted murals for various schools and churches in Greenville, North Carolina and in Cincinnati.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution, American Association Women, Foreign Languages Clubs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: choir singing.

Connections

Married Frank Lorrain Davison Junior, February 27, 1943 (deceased October 1966). Children: Marjorie Lorraine Davison II, Frank Lorrain Davison III.

father:
Harry French Smith

mother:
Laura Gertrude (Woodyard) Smith

spouse:
Frank Lorrain Davison Junior

child:
Marjorie Lorraine Davison II Davison

child:
Frank Lorrain Davison III Davison