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Vanderbilt, Gloria Morganlocked

(23 August 1904–13 February 1965)
  • Patricia E. Sweeney

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Vanderbilt, Gloria Morgan (23 August 1904–13 February 1965), socialite, was born Gloria Maria Mercedes Morgan in Lucerne, Switzerland, the daughter of Harry Hays Morgan, an American diplomat, and Laura Kilpatrick. She had two older siblings and an identical twin sister, Thelma, with whom she felt an intense psychic bond. Their childhood experiences were rather unusual because of their father’s career as a diplomat and their mother’s fervid restlessness....

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