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Published by Sotheby"s in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesBlake -- no. 322
The Physical Object
Pagination567 p. :
Number of Pages567
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19989458M

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John Hay Whitney (Aug - February 8, ), colloquially known as "Jock" Whitney, was U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, publisher of the "New York Herald Tribune", and a member of the Whitney family.. Family. Born Aug , in Ellsworth, Maine, Whitney was a descendant of John Whitney, a Puritan who settled in Massachusetts in , as well as of William Bradford, who. US Diplomat. Born in Ellsworth Maine, he was the grandson of John Milton Hay and William Collins Whitney. He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. He later entered goverment service and served many posts including, Alternate Delegate to the Republican National Convention from New York in John Milton Hay was an American statesman, diplomat, author, journalist, and private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. Early Life Hay was born in Salem, Indiana, of Scottish ancestry, the third son of Dr. Charles Hay and Helen Leonard from Middleboro, Massachusetts, who had come to Salem to live with her sister. The John Hay Whitney Foundation was originally named the Greenwood Foundation when it was founded by John Hay Whitney as a New York City-based, nonprofit corporation in Mr. Whitney returned from World War II with a social vision and desire to invest in people, ideas, and the future of post-war America.