Gilbert Fairchild Close (1881)

Gilbert Fairchild Close (1881) was born on 7th January, 1881 in Pittsford, New York, the son of John Edward Close (1848) and Mary Ellen Hooper. He entered Princeton University in 1899 and graduated with the Class of 1903. Subsequently he…

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Ivy Lilian Close (1890)

The actress Ivy Close was famous not as an actress in the first place, but as Miss Britain. When the Daily Mirror launched the competition for The Most Beautiful Woman in the World in 1908, her father sent in photographs…

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