Evelyn Eugenia Bankhead

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Evelyn Eugenia Bankhead

Also Known As: "Sister", "Beadsie", "Eugenia Bankhead Hoyt"
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Chesterton, Kent, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Chesterton, Kent, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William B. Bankhead, 47th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and Adelaide Bankhead
Wife of Morton McMichael Hoyt; Wilfred Lawson Butt; Howard B. Lee; Edward Ennis White and William D. Sprouse
Partner of Louisa Carpenter
Sister of Tallaluah Bankhead

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HOYTS TO WED THIRD TIME Tallulah Bankhead’s Sister Will Remarry on Riviera

Nice, France Feb. 21 (Wireless to the New York Times)

Mrs. Eugenia Bankhead Hoyt, sister of Tallulah Bankhead, actress, has just arrived here from Hollywood to marry her former husband, Morton Hoyt, for the third time. They were married first twelve years ago. Since then they have been divorced and remarried and redivorced.

Mrs. Eugenia Bankhead Hoyt, daughter of W.B. Bankhead, Representative from Alabama, and Morton McMichael Hoyt, Solicitor General in the Roosevelt and Taft administrations, were first married in about 1920. In April, 1927, they were divorced at Reno, Nev., but were remarried in December, 1928. A second Reno divorce followed in December, 1930. In July, 1931, also at Reno, Mrs. Hoyt obtained an annulment of her marriage to Wilfred Lawson Butt, to whom she had been married after her second divorce.


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Evelyn Eugenia Bankhead's Timeline

January 24, 1901
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Age 18
Age 27
Age 28
Age 29
Age 32
May 1, 1979
Age 78
Chesterton, Kent, Maryland, United States
May 1979
Age 78
Chesterton, Kent, Maryland, United States