Margaret (Peggy) Norton
1905 - 2000
Margaret (Peggy) Norton was born in Manchester, New Hampshire to Charles and Frances Norton. She graduated from Wheaton College in 1925 where she majored in physics. In 1928 she graduated from the Amy A. Sacker School of Design, then worked as an interior decorator from 1928 to 1930. She studied art at the Charles Woodbury School in Boston from 1931 to 1932. In 1932 she took the first of five summer drawing and sculpture courses with George Demetrios. From 1937 to 1943 she ran a mail order herb business from her house and garden in Annisquam. She was a member of the Folly Cove Designers from 1944 to 1966.