Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964Alternative names
Born Nancy Witcher Langhorne, of Richmond, Va., and "Mirador," Albemarle co., Va. Married Robert Gould Shaw, 1897; divorced, 1903; one son, Robert Gould. Married Waldorf Astor (1879-1952) of Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1906; five children: William Waldorf (b. 1907), Nancy Phyllis Louise (b. 1909), Frances David Langhorne (b. 1912), Michael (b. 1916), and John Jacob (b. 1918). Elected first woman to Parliament, 1919, serving twenty-five years.
From the description of Papers, ca. 1910s-1931. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 33953256
American-born British politician and social reformer.
From the description of Letter : Cliveden, to [Jane] Manner, 1923 Apr. 17. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86168057
- World War, 1939-1945
- Christian Science
- Women--Political activity--History--20th century
- Great Britain (as recorded)
- Europe--Great Britain--Plymouth (as recorded)
- Great Britain--Buckinghamshire--Taplow--Cliveden (as recorded)