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Joan Payson (Whitney)

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Death: Died
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Daughter of Payne Whitney and Helen Julia Whitney
Wife of Charles Shipman Payson
Mother of Sandra Helen Payson; Daniel Carroll Payson; <private> de Roulet (Payson); John Whitney Payson and Payne Middleton
Sister of John Hay Whitney, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom

Occupation: co-founder, majority owner baseball's New York Mets
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About Joan Payson

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Whitney_Payson

Joan Whitney Payson (February 5, 1903 – October 4, 1975) was an American heiress, businesswoman, philanthropist, patron of the arts and art collector, and a member of the prominent Whitney family. She was also co-founder and majority owner of Major League Baseball's New York Mets baseball franchise, and was the first woman to own a major-league team in North America without inheriting it.

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Joan Payson's Timeline

1903
1903
1920
1920
Age 17
New York, New York, United States
1923
1923
Age 20
1924
July 5, 1924
Age 21
Manhasset, Nassau, New York, United States
1926
June 26, 1926
Age 23
1975
1975
Age 72
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