Monday, February 14, 2011

Princess Xenia applies for a gun

February 14, 1931

Princess Xenia of Russia, the former wife of William B. Leeds, Jr., applied to the Nassau County (Long Island) police today "to carry a revolver," reports the New York Times.  She did not give a reason for the request on her application form.
According to application form, the Princess is 27 years old, born in Russia, but now an American citizen.  She is 5 feet 5 1/2 inches tall, has brown hair and brown eyes.  She lives at Oyster Bay Road in Syosset.

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