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Irene Foote Castle
Birth: Apr. 7, 1893
New Rochelle
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1969
Eureka Springs
Carroll County
Arkansas, USA

Dancer. Born Irene Foote in New Rochelle, New York, together with her husband Vernon Castle, they became one of the most popular ballroom dance teams of the early 20th Century. They gained worldwide popularity for their graceful style and introducing such dances as the one-step, fox-trot, turkey trot, castle polka, castle walk and hesitation waltz. Irene is also credited with creating the fashion for bobbed hair. Following her husband's death in an 1918 airplane crash, she retired from dancing. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Hubert Townsend Foote (1859 - 1912)
  Annie Elroy Thomas Foote (1861 - 1922)
  Vernon Castle (1887 - 1918)*
  Robert Elias Treman (1888 - 1953)*
  Frederic McLaughlin (1877 - 1944)*
  George Enzinger (1892 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: H-2 Parkview
GPS (lat/lon): 40.89059, -73.87712
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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