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MARGARET POWELL : FEB. 2, 1975 - JAN. 21, 2019

Feb 03, 2019 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Margaret Powell's colleagues knew how dedicated she was to researching the life of Ann Lowe, an African-American fashion designer who made clothes for New York's high society and created Jacqueline Kennedy's wedding gown.

When Sean Manning, a senior editor from Simon & Schuster, called the Smithsonian to ask who should write a book about Ms. Lowe, Ms. Powell was the choice, said her father, William Powell of Cheltenham, a Philadelphia suburb. "So Simon & Schuster contacted her and offered ...