Formby, Margaret (1929–2003)

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Formby, Margaret (1929–2003)

American museum founder. Born in Van Horn, Texas, July 12, 1929; died April 10, 2003, at home in Hereford, Texas; graduate of Texas Tech University; m. Clint Formby; children: Chip, Marshall, Scott Formby and Mary Beth Powell.

Spent nearly 20 years developing the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame which she opened in Hereford in 1975 (it was moved to Fort Worth in 1994). Inducted into Texas Tech Rodeo Hall of Fame (1993) and Cowgirl Hall of Fame (1994).