Whitney Warren Jr. was born in Manhattan on March 3, 1898. His father, Whitney Warren Sr., was an architect who designed Grand Central Terminus, and the library in Leuven, Belgium. His mother was Charlotte Tooker Warren, after whom their elder daughter was named. The Warrens were part of New York City’s old elite, the Social Four Hundred. They lived at 230 Park Avenue, and their son was taught in the finest schools. His portrait was painted by artist Robert Reid in 1915. Continue reading
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