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Kay Summersby
Birth: 1910
Death: Jan. 20, 1975

Folk Figure. Born in 1910, in Inish Beg Island, off the coast of County Cork, Ireland, as Kathleen McCarthy-Morrogh, she later came to the United States. She met married and divorced a man by the name of Summersby, and later became engaged to an American colonel who was killed in Tunisia. During World War II she met and became the personal driver and confidential secretary to General Dwight D. Eisenhower, from 1942 to 1945, while he was the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War II. Eisenhower later considered divorcing his wife Mamie Eisenhower, to marry Summersby, but on the advice of General George C. Marshall, not to, because it would cost him his career, he did not. Summersby later married a man named Morgan and took an American citizenship and lived out the rest of her life in Southampton, New York. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered in County Cork, Ireland
 
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Record added: Jun 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7590318
Kay Summersby
Added by: RCB
 
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