Iona Margaret Irving enrolled at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) in September 1911 and graduated in 1915 with a BS in Home Economics. She attended summer sessions at OAC in 1916, 1923, and 1926 and was enrolled as a graduate student in spring term of 1925. Irving married Oscar Ferguson, a 1916 graduate of OAC, in 1917; they lived in Kansas City, Chicago, and Eastern Oregon during the next several years and by the mid-1920s were living in Selma, California.
Iona was born August 23, 1893 in Salem, Oregon; she graduated from Central High School, in Washington, DC. She died in California in 1992.
Additional information about the Irving family is available in the central file for this collection.
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