Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sumner Moore Kirby weds Georgian princess

November 12, 1934

It was announced today in Nice that American Sumner Moore Kirby of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and Nice, was married on November 6 to Princess Leonida Bagration -Moukhranski, the 20 year old daughter of Prince George and Princess Helen of Georgia, reports the New York Times.

Mr. Kirby, a Woolworth heir, is divorced from Valentine Wagner. He is the son of Fred Morgan Kirby and Jessie Amelia Owen.   The newly married couple had managed to keep the news of their wedding secret until today when a friend of Kirby had spoke about it.

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