Laurence Stephen Lowry 1887 - 1976
- English; British
- born in:
- Stretford, Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1895 - started his education at Victoria Park School in Rusholme, Manchester.
1904 - began work with a Manchester firm of accountants.
1905 - started evening classes at the Manchester Municipal School of Art.
1910 - became a rent collector and clerk with the Pall Mall Property Company, Manchester.
1934 - elected to the Royal Society of British Artists.
1945 - awarded an honorary MA from Manchester University.
1967 - refused a knighthood.
1975 - the universities of Salford and Liverpool conferred upon him the honorary degree of DLitt.