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William Waldorf Astor

Born: 31-Mar-1848
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 18-Oct-1919
Location of death: Brighton, Sussex, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Interred, Cliveden Chapel, Taplow, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Publisher, Diplomat, Politician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Observer

Father: John Jacob Astor III (b. 1822, d. Dec-1887)
Mother: Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (b. c. 1825, d. 1887)
Wife: Mary Dahlgren Paul (b. 1858, m. 6-Jun-1878, d. 22-Dec-1894)
Son: Waldorf Astor (b. 19-May-1879, d. 30-Sep-1952)
Daughter: Pauline (b. 1880, d. 5-May-1972)
Son: John Rudolph (b. 1881, d. 1881)
Son: John Jacob Astor V (b. 20-May-1886, d. 19-Jul-1971)
Daughter: Gwendolyn Enid (b. 1889, d. 1902)

    Law School: Columbia University

    Pall Mall Magazine
    Pall Mall Gazette
    The Observer (1911)
    US Ambassador to Italy (1882-85)
    New York State Senate 10th (1880-81)
    New York State Assembly (1877-79)
    Marlborough Club
    Pilgrims Society
    Naturalized UK Citizen (1899)
    Astor Family
    German Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Gout

Author of books:
Valentino (1884, novel)
Sforza: A Story of Milan (1889, novel)


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