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  Whitney, John Hay
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NameJohn Hay Whitney
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, New York , United States
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Born August 17, 1904
DiedFebruary 08, 1982 (77 years)
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InfoBorn in Ellsworth, ME
Died in Manhasset, NY
Buried in Manhasset, Long Island, NY

Military service:
8th U.S. Army Air Force (Captain, combat intelligence, POW, escaped)

Grandson of Secretary of State John Hay.

Father: Payne Whitney (b. 1876, d. 1927)
Mother: Helen Hay Whitney (daughter of John Hay)
Sister: Joan Whitney Payson (former owner, New York Mets 1961-75, b. 1903, d. 1975)
Wife: Betsey Cushing Whitney

Education:
Groton School
Yale University (1922-26)
Oxford University

Career:
U.S. Ambassador 1956-61 to Great Britain
The New York Herald Tribune Owner 1958, publisher 1961-66
Museum of Modern Art Trustee, 1931-
Legion of Merit


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FAMILY
Father William Payne Whitney 1876-1927
Grandfather William Collins Whitney 1841-1904
Great-Grandfather James S. Whitney 1811-1878
Grand Uncle Henry M. Whitney 1839-1923
Uncle Harry Payne Whitney 1872-1930
1st Cousin Cornelius V. Whitney 1899-1992
Mother Helen Hay Whitney 1876-1944
Grandfather John M. Hay 1838-1905
Aunt Alice Hay Wadsworth 0000-
1st Cousin Evelyn Wadsworth Symington 1903-1972
1st Cousin James J. Wadsworth 1905-1984

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  02/11/1957 US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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