Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Andersons in:
 • Congressional Cemetery
 • Washington
 • District of Columbia
 • District Of Columbia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
A Marguerite "Margo" Anderson
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 14, 1919
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2012
Maryland, USA

A. MARGUERITE ANDERSON

Margo grew up in the St. Louis area and attended MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL where she obtained a B.A. in Business after switching from a Music major(she played piano). She took teaching related graduate courses later at the University of Maryland.

Margo's husband was a Foreign Service Officer whose career took their family all over the world including living in South Africa, Bangkok, Singapore and Berlin. While overseas she was actively involved with the Foreign Service in community activities. She was a founder of the American School in Singapore and taught fifth and sixth grade classes. She helped start a school for Chinese women to learn home economics and domestic skills and a school that taught Chinese children to read. While in West Berlin, Margo was the president of the American Women's Club, chaired the American Red Cross Grey Ladies and organized and taught English and American customs to German war brides. In addition, she chaired the "Conference of American Women's Activities in Germany" held in Wiesbaden.

After moving back to Maryland, she continued teaching and also worked as a legal secretary. Margo was widowed in 1964 and continued to live in Kensington.

She was a free spirit who loved nature, classical music, her pets and road trips to the Southwest.

She is survived by her daughter, son, sister, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Anderson is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She is survived by her cat Feather. She was pre-deceased by her husband William and son Michael and her companion John Reilly.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Margo's memory to… Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter, Inc, (BARCS), 301 Stockholm Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.

Memorial courtesy of Eline Funeral Home

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Otto Anderson (1920 - 1964)
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Created by: Daddys♥Girl
Record added: Jan 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83213790
A Marguerite Margo Anderson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Janet Greentree
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Joyce
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012

- Daddys♥Girl
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service