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 Whitney Willard Straight

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Whitney Willard Straight

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death
5 Apr 1979 (aged 66)
Fulham, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, England
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes scattered.
Memorial ID
209529013 View Source

Air Commodore Whitney Willard Straight, CBE, MC, DFC, was a Grand Prix motor racing driver, aviator, and businessman. He was the son of Major Willard Dickerman Straight and his wife, the heiress Dorothy Payne Whitney. He was married on July 17, 1935 to Lady Daphne Margarita Finch-Hatton (1913–2003), the daughter of Guy Finch-Hatton, the 14th Earl of Winchilsea, and his wife, Margaretta Armstrong Drexel, formerly of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Air Commodore Whitney Willard Straight, CBE, MC, DFC, was a Grand Prix motor racing driver, aviator, and businessman. He was the son of Major Willard Dickerman Straight and his wife, the heiress Dorothy Payne Whitney. He was married on July 17, 1935 to Lady Daphne Margarita Finch-Hatton (1913–2003), the daughter of Guy Finch-Hatton, the 14th Earl of Winchilsea, and his wife, Margaretta Armstrong Drexel, formerly of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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