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Whitney, Helen Haylocked

(11 March 1876–24 September 1944)
  • Debbie Mauldin Cottrell

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Whitney, Helen Hay (11 March 1876–24 September 1944), sportswoman and philanthropist, was born in New York City, the daughter of John Hay, secretary of state to Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt and ambassador to Great Britain, and Clara Louise Stone. Helen attended the elite Miss Masters’ School in Dobbs Ferry, New York. After her graduation from this school, she wrote several volumes of poetry, including ...

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