Thursday, August 19, 2010

Duke Franz Josef in Newport

August 19, 1910

Duke Franz Josef in Bavaria, who is on a tour of the United States, is a guest of Mrs. Odgen Goelet at her home in Newport, Rhode Island, according to the New York Times. Mrs. Goelet is "also entertaining Congressman and Mrs. Longworth.
Mrs. Goelet gave a luncheon for her guests this afternoon.
Mrs. Goelet's daughter, Mary, known as May, is married to the Duke of Roxeburghe. Mrs. Longworth is the daughter of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. Duke Franz Josef is the son of Duke Karl Theodore in Bavaria.

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