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DeLancey Kane Jay
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Birth: May 13, 1881, Switzerland
Death: Mar. 26, 1941
Nassau County
New York, USA

Lived in Paris as a child because his father was in the diplomatic service.

Attended the Farnborough boarding school in England

Graduated from Havard College with an M.A. in Government

Graduated from Harvard Law School and then served as the Personal Secretary to the US Ambassador to England (Whitelaw Reid)

Swam the Hellespont in Constantinople

Married Elizabeth Sarah Morgan on 30 April 1910 at her home (Wheatly) on Long Island. They gave birth to six children; Elizabeth Morgan Jay, Peter Jay, Sybil Kane Jay, Theodora Moran Jay, Augusta Jay, and Katharine Archer Morgan Jay.

Helped to write the New York State Health Code

Trained as an officer (at his own expense) at the Plattsburg, NY camp and served on the Editorial & Managing Board of the Military Training Camps Association of the United States newspaper (National Service).

As a Major, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with 307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division, A.E.F., at Chateau du Diable, near Fismes, France, 27 August 1918

He died at the Jay family home in Westbury, NY

Family links: 
  Augustus Jay (1850 - 1919)
  Emily Astor Kane Jay (1854 - 1932)
  Elizabeth Sarah Morgan Jay (1889 - 1975)
  Elizabeth Morgan Jay Hollins (1911 - 1991)*
  Peter Jay (1913 - 2000)*
  Sybil Kane Jay Waldron (1914 - 1997)*
  Theodora Moran Jay Rahv (1918 - 1968)*
  Augusta Jay Huffman (1921 - 2000)*
  Katharine Archer Morgan Jay Bacon (1928 - 2013)*
  Peter Augustus Jay (1877 - 1933)*
  DeLancey Kane Jay (1881 - 1941)
*Calculated relationship
John Jay Cemetery
Westchester County
New York, USA
Created by: Peter Doane
Record added: Jun 26, 2013
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DeLancey Kane Jay
Added by: Peter Doane
DeLancey Kane Jay
Added by: Peter Doane
DeLancey Kane Jay
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