Whitney Willard Straight

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
Memorial ID 209529013 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: CMWJR
  • Added: 26 Apr 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 209529013
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Whitney Willard Straight (6 Nov 1912–5 Apr 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 209529013, ; Maintained by CMWJR (contributor 50059520) Cremated.