Joan Payson (Whitney)
Daughter of Payne Whitney and Helen Julia Whitney
|Occupation:||co-founder, majority owner baseball's New York Mets|
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About Joan 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.