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Nancy Astor

Nancy AstorAKA Nancy Witcher Langhorne

Born: 19-May-1879
Birthplace: Danville, VA
Died: 2-May-1964
Location of death: Grimsthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cliveden Chapel, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: First woman in the House of Commons

Father: Chiswell Dabney Langhorne (b. 1843, d. 1919)
Mother: Anne Witcher Keene
Sister: Irene Langhorne
Husband: Robert Gould Shaw II (m. 1897 in Boston, div. 1903)
Husband: Waldorf Astor (great-great-grandson of John Jacob Astor, m. 1906)

    UK Member of Parliament 1919-45 for Plymouth
    Astor Family by marriage

Author of books:
My Two Countries (1923)


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