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Taft, Anna Sinton, d. 1931

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dates d.1931
city Cincinnati
stateOH
gender F
historical notes Art collector, museum co founder, pig iron heiress (father was David Sinton) and philanthropist who was married to Charles Phelps Taft (1843-1929).

In 1900, Anna inherited $15 million and the controlling interest of the Cincinnati Times Star.

The art dealer Charles Frederick informed many of the Taft's purchases.
decades
of activity
1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
websitehttp://www.taftmuseum.org
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:17
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Taft, Charles Phelps, 1843-1929