Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (1875 - 1966)

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Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Death: Died in Nova Scotia, Canada
Managed by: Tammy Swingle (Tucker)
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About Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor Birth: Oct. 28, 1875 Death: Feb. 4, 1966

Journalist. He was the first full time editor of "National Geographic Magazine", serving in that capacity from 1899 to 1954, and was President of the National Geographic Society from 1920 to 1954. He is considered the "Father of Modern Photojournalism".

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 Elsie May Bell Grosvenor (1878 - 1964)*

Here a collaborator note, from Geni member: Theresa Renée Eléna (Tossas) Walker- "I had asked my 8th cousin 2x removed, (Geni member & Grosvenor collaborator) Monica LaMont, why I keep getting my paths to Grosvenors, through WHITNEY and BRAY.... and NOT through Grosvenor(S) and she promplty, sent me... our Path... Self- MADE! " My Families, Direct Grosvenor line, to Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor LDD.

"Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor LDD (married Elsie May Bell, Alexander's daughter) Oct 28, 1875, Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey> Edwin Augustus Grosvenor Prof. (married Lillian Hovey Waters) Aug 30, 1845, Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, USA> Edwin Prescott Grosvenor MD (married Harriet Ward Sanborn) Sep 07, 1820, North Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts> David Augustus Grosvenor Sr. Dr. Dec 08, 1784, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA (married his cousin Sally Grosvenor Jul 29, 1779, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA daughter of Ebenezer Grosvenor III Rev. Mar 06, 1738, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA and Elizabeth Clark Sep 25, 1737) >Asa Grosvenor Capt. Rev. (married Hannah Buckley Prescott Hall) Apr 06, 1745, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA> Ebenezer Grosvenor Jr. Col. (married Lucy Chaney) Dec 12, 1713, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA > Ebenezer Grosvenor Sr. (married Anna Marcy) Oct 09, 1684, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA > John Grosvenor Sr. (married Esther Clarke) Jan 02, 1641, The Friars, St. Leonard Parish, Bridgenorth, Shropshire, England.""

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Gilbert Grosvenor's Timeline

October 28, 1875
Istanbul, Turkey
Age 25
Age 27
July 28, 1905
Age 29
Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
Age 31
Age 33
March, 1911
Age 35
September 17, 1918
Age 42
Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States
February 4, 1966
Age 90
Nova Scotia, Canada