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  Piggott Kefauver, Nancy
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NameNancy Piggott Kefauver
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, Tennessee , United States
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Born January 21, 1911
Died November 20, 1967 (56 years)
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Last ModifiedGaear Grimsrud
Jul 26, 2008 09:05pm
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InfoWife of Estes Kefauver.

Born in Helensborough, Scotland, where her father, Stephen Piggott, was training people to build marine turbine engines for ships.

Graduate of the Glasgow College of Art, 1932

She met Kefauver on a blind date in 1934 while visiting relatives in Tennessee, and they were married on 8/8/1935.

She was very active in the various Kefauver campaigns, and in 1956 Sen. Kefauver called her "my special secret weapon."

After her husband's death, she became a consultant in the fine arts for the State Department.

Collapsed while attending a dinner in honor of U.S. Sen. Everett Dirksen in the Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC and died, 11/20/1967. Pronounced dead about 9:00 p.m., EST.

New York Times 11/21/1967

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Husband Estes Kefauver Aug 08, 1935-Aug 10, 1963

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  11/06/1956 Second Spouse Lost 13.75% (-72.32%)
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