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Whitehouse, Mary Crocker Alexander

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dates 1896-1986
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesNewport, RI; Tallahassee, FL; Paris, France; Madrid, Spain; Istanbul, Turkey; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Bogota, Colombia;
gender F
historical notes One of the first women elected to the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of art, a prominent figure in many civic and charitable activities, and an art collector.

Miss Mary Crocker Alexander Whitehouse was a collector of paintings and French decorative art. She married the diplomat Sheldon Whitehouse (1883-1965) in 1920. She and her husband were posted in were posted in diplomatic service to France, Spain, Turkey, Guatemala and Colombia.

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1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
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