Margaret Isadora King
1 September 1879 - 13 April 1966

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Margaret Isadora King was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1879 and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1898. She was secretary to James Patterson, president of the University, and became the University's first librarian in 1912, retaining that position until her retirement in 1949. She died in 1966 and was buried in the Lexington Cemetery.

The King Library at the University of Kentucky was named in her honor.


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