(60)  May Irene Copinger


(60) May Irene Copinger

May Irene was born on 25thMay 1879. She started work at the age of 12 or 13 in a printing shop. May went on to work as a writer for several Baltimore newspapers doing reviews of books, theatre and reporting on social events. She eventually rose to become a Departmental Manager of The Sun, a national newspaper.

May was the first professional public relations officer at the Walters Art Gallery where her knowledge of history was recognised.

She died on 28th June 1941



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