Myra Albert Wiggins

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Myra Jane Wiggins (Albert)

Birthplace: Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States
Death: Died in Seattle, King, Washington, United States
Cause of death: Stroke
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Henry Albert and Mary Elizabeth Albert
Wife of Frederick Arthur Wiggins
Mother of Mildred Benz

Managed by: Andrew Quinn Champion
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About Myra Albert Wiggins

Myra won 95 art awards at the Oregon State Fair. Her first was at age 17.


Myra's second cousin, Catharine Weed Barnes Ward, was also a photographer.

Daughter of Frederick Arthur Wiggins and Myra Jane Albert

  • Mildred Wiggins 1896


Alfred Stieglitz admitted Myra to the Photo-Secession movement in 1903.

Myra co-founded the Women Painters of Washington in 1930. She moved to Seattle in 1932.


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Myra Albert Wiggins's Timeline

December 15, 1869
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States
May 29, 1896
Age 26
January 14, 1956
Age 86
Seattle, King, Washington, United States