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Flora Payne Whitney

Also Known As: "Miller"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Harry Payne Whitney; Harry Payne Whitney; Gertrude Whitney (Vanderbilt) and Gertrude Whitney
Wife of G. Macculloch Miller and G. Macculloch Miller
Ex-wife of Roderick Tower and Roderick Tower
Mother of <private> Irving (Miller); <private> Miller; <private> Miller; <private> Tower; Whitney Tower and 2 others
Sister of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney; Barbara Whitney; C. V. Whitney and Barbara Henry

Managed by: Stanley Welsh Duke, Jr.
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About Flora Payne Whitney

Flora Payne Whitney, also known as Flora Whitney Miller (July 27, 1897 – July 18, 1986), was an American socialite, art collector, and patron of the arts.


Whitney worked closely with her mother, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in the founding and endowing of the Whitney Museum of Art in New York. After her mother's death, Whitney served as President of the Museum from 1941 until 1966, and as Chairman from 1966 through 1974. Whitney's daughter and granddaughter remain active in museum affairs to this day.

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Flora Payne Whitney's Timeline

June 30, 1923
Age 26
Age 89