Margaret Coult


Head of the English department for the Newark high school system and a teacher at Barringer for many years. Trustee of the library and museum and author of several books on education. She was with the school system for 51 years, 42 at Barringer. Also was a Republican Committeewoman and President of the NJ Teacher’s Association.

Her father Joseph was City Counsel for Newark. Lived in Sussex County through at least 1875.


Baker, Mariana Narrative for tableaux; Newark Women of the Century.

“Miss Margaret Coult” New York Times Jun 22, 1930

“Services Held at Barringer High School for Woman Who Taught for 51 years” New York Times Oct 31, 1930

Barringer Yearbooks

C-37, Coult, Margaret, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library

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