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Astor, John Jacob, first Baron Astor of Hever (1886-1971), newspaper proprietor

Derek Wilson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30773
Astor, John Jacob, first Baron Astor of Hever (1886-1971), newspaper proprietor

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Astor, John Jacob, first Baron Astor of Hever (1886-1971), newspaper proprietor, was born at the family mansion on East 33rd Street, New York, USA, on 20 May 1886, the second surviving son of William Waldorf Astor, first Viscount Astor of Hever Castle (1848-1919), and his wife, Mary (Mamie) Dahlgren Paul ...

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