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Eleanor Barzin (Close Post Hutton)

Birthplace: Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Bennett Close and Marjorie Merriweather Post
Wife of Leon Euene Barzin; Etienne-Marie Robert Gautier; Owen McMahon Johnson and Preston Sturges
Ex-wife of George Curtis Rand and Hans Janos Habe
Mother of Antal Miklos (Anthony Niklas) Post De Bekessy
Sister of Adelaide Close
Half sister of Dina Merrill; <private> Close and William Taliaferro Close

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About Eleanor Barzin

BARZIN--Eleanor Close, died at her home in Paris, France, on November 27, 2006. She also resided in Fribourg, Switzerland. She was born Eleanor Post Close on December 3, 1909, in Greenwich, CT, to Edward Bennett Close and Marjorie Merriweather Post. She was preceded in death by her husband Leon Eugene Barzin (1999) and sister Adelaide Close Riggs (1998) and is survived by her son Antal Miklas Post de Bekessy; granddaughter Laetitia Allen Vere; sister Nedenia Hutton Hartley (Dina Merrill); and brothers Edward B. Close, Jr., and William B. Close, M.D. A service honoring her life was held on March 6, 2007, at Hillwood Museum & Gardens (DC).

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Eleanor Barzin's Timeline

December 3, 1909
Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Age 34
November 27, 2006
Age 96
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France