Who married Peggy Angus?
James Maude Richards married Peggy Angus .
Margaret MacGregor "Peggy" Angus (9 November 1904 – 28 October 1993) was a British painter, designer and educator. Born in Chile, she spent her career in Britain.Read more...
James Maude Richards
Sir James Maude Richards, FRIBA (13 August 1907 – 27 April 1992), was a British architectural writer.
James Maude Richards was born in Britain on 13 August 1907, at Ladypath, Park Lane, Carshalton, Surrey. His parents were the solicitor, Louis Saurin Richards, and his wife, Lucy Denes (née Clarence), who was born in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. Educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Cambridge University, he trained as an architect at the Architectural Association.
He worked at J. Lyons & Co., assisting Oliver Percy Bernard, before being sent to work as an architectural assistant for the engineer, Owen Williams.
But his main career was as a writer on architecture. As well as publishing many books, he served as editor of the Architectural Review from 1937 to 1971, the longest period in office of any of its editors.
He had a short, unhappy marriage to the artist, Peggy Angus, with whom he had two children. The couple married in 1936 and divorced in 1948. In 1954, he married Kit Lewis, also an artist; the couple had one son.
He died in Fulham, London, on 27 April 1992.Read more...