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William Waldorf Astor, 3rd Viscount Astor

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Cliveden, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: March 7, 1966 (58)
Nassau, The Bahamas
Place of Burial: Cliveden Chapel, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor and Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor
Husband of Bronwen Astor
Ex-husband of Sarah Katharine Elinor Baring and Philippa Victoria Astor, Viscountess of Astor
Father of William Astor, 4th Viscount Astor; <private> Astor; Janet Elizabeth Gordon-Lennox, Duchess of Richmond & Gordon and <private> Astor
Brother of Nancy Phyllis Louise Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, Countess of Ancaster; David Astor; Michael Langhorne Astor and Sir John Jacob Astor VII
Half brother of Robert Gould Shaw, III

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About William Astor, 3rd Viscount Astor

"William Waldorf Astor, 3rd Viscount Astor (13 August 1907 – 7 March 1966) was a British businessman and Conservative Party politician and a member of the prominent Astor family."









1. [S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 132. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 216. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

4. [S203] Announcements, The Times, London, U.K., 23 July 2005. Hereinafter cited as The Times.

5. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 669. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

6. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV, page 670.

7. [S8] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, volume 1, page 131.

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William Astor, 3rd Viscount Astor's Timeline

August 13, 1907
Cliveden, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England
December 27, 1951
Age 44
December 1, 1961
Age 54