Biography

William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor, was born 31 March 1848 in Manhattan, New York, United States to John Jacob Astor (1822-1890) and Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (1825-1887) and died 18 October 1919 Western House, Brighton, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom of heart failure. He married Mary Dahlgren Paul (1858-1894) 6 June 1878 .



Children



Offspring of William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor and Mary Dahlgren Paul (1858-1894)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor (1879-1952) 19 May 1879 Manhattan, New York, United States 30 September 1952 Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom Nancy Witcher Langhorne (1879-1964)
Pauline Astor (1880-1972)
John Rudolf Astor (1881-1881)
John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor (1886-1971) 20 May 1886 Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States 19 July 1971 Cannes, France Violet Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (1889-1965)
Gwendolyn Enid Astor (1889-1902)
















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