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Barbara "Babe" Cushing Paley
Birth: 1915
Death: Jul. 6, 1978

Social Figure. The wife of Columbia Broadcating System (CBS) founder and chairman William S. Paley, she was a Fashion doyenne and often voted best-dressed. During the 1940s and 1950s, she often topped or ranked the best-dressed women lists. She was well-known for her many lavish parties, which included many prominent people as her guests. In 1959 she was inducted into the Fashion Hall of Fame. In 1975 she was named as the "Superdresser of Our Time." She died in 1978 at the age of 63, and even her funeral was one of her lavish parties. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harvey Williams Cushing (1869 - 1939)
 
 Siblings:
  William Harvey Cushing (1903 - 1926)*
  Betsey Maria Cushing Whitney (1908 - 1998)*
  Barbara Cushing Paley (1915 - 1978)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery of Saint John's Church
Laurel Hollow
Nassau County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7311782
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