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John Hay Whitney

John Hay WhitneyBorn: 17-Aug-1904
Birthplace: Ellsworth, ME
Died: 8-Feb-1982
Location of death: Manhasset, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Christ Church Cemetery, Manhasset, Long Island, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York Herald Tribune

Military service: US Army Air Corps (8th Air Force, Capt., 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

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

    US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1956-61)
    The New York Herald Tribune Owner 1958, Publisher (1961-66)
    Dutch Treat Club (1961-67)
    Pilgrims Society
    Museum of Modern Art Trustee (1931-)
    Legion of Merit


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