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Winona de Clyver Charlier Edson

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 25 Feb 1953 (aged 94)
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 6 Site 8413-E
Memorial ID 121176522 View Source
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NY Times, February 27, 1953, page 21:

Mrs. Tracy Edson, widow of Dr. John Tracy Edson, a Spanish-American war hero and nephew of Mayor Franklin Edson of New York, died Wednesday in Miami, Fla., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Constance Seeger Dowding, former professor oat the Juilliard School, and more recently at the Miami Conservatory of Music. She was 95 years old. Mrs. Edson, the former Winona Charlier, was a daughter of the former Jeanette Van Dycke Stacey of Philadelphia and the late Elie Charlier, founder of the French-speaking school the Charlier institute, built here in the Eighties on the present site of the Barbizon Plaza Hotel. Mrs. Edson had served for three years as trustee of the Maria Ward Estate on Grymes Hill, S I., before joining her daughter at the University of California in Berkeley, then married to Prof. Charles L Seeger, the brother of Alan Seeger, the poet. At the age of 60 Mrs. Edson enrolled in the university as a student. Mrs. Edson is also survived by her son, Elie C Edson, theatre press representative; her daughter-in-law, Anita L Pollitzer, past charwoman of the National Woman’s party, and three grandchildren, Prof. Charles Louis Seeger Jr., John Seeger and Peter Seeger.

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US NAVY, Date interred: 8/11/1953


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