Edwin Main “Ned” Post, Jr

Edwin Main “Ned” Post, Jr

Birth
Tuxedo Park, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 16 Oct 1973 (aged 80)
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Tuxedo Park, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 135817546 · View Source
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Born the elder of two sons to Edwin Post, Sr. and Emily (Price) Post. His parents divorced in 1905 due to his father's excessive philandering. His mother took on writing and became the foremost etiquette expert.

Known as Ned to his family, he attended boarding school. He graduated from Harvard in 1916 and served in the Air Service, USA for eighteen months. He was one of 15 aviators in General Pershing's aerial corps and served overseas in 1917.

He married Barbara Baker Loew in 1920 and they had one son, William. They divorced in 1934.

In 1946 he and his mother founded The Emily Post Institute, Inc. which teaches etiquette standards for personal and business use.


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  • Created by: MBG
  • Added: 12 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 135817546
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Main “Ned” Post, Jr (2 Jun 1893–16 Oct 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 135817546, citing Saint Mary's-In-Tuxedo Church Cemetery, Tuxedo Park, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by MBG (contributor 46867993) .