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Baldwin, Billylocked

(30 May 1903–25 November 1983)
  • Pauline C. Metcalf

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Baldwin, Billy (30 May 1903–25 November 1983), interior decorator, was born William Williar Baldwin, Jr., in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of William Baldwin, an insurance executive, and Julia Bartlett. He was brought up in a well-to-do, traditional family in the affluent section of Roland Park. He graduated from the Gilman Country School for Boys, and went on to Princeton University to study architecture. However, he dropped out because he preferred “spending time in New York at museums and galleries and [doing] things” ( ...

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