A. Lanfear Norrie

Ambrose Lanfear Norrie
Ambrose Lanfear Norrie (July 27, 1857 – December 22, 1910) was an American businessman and social leader during the Gilded Age.wikipedia
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Adam Norrie

His paternal grandparents were Mary Johanna (née van Horne) Norrie and Adam Norrie, a native of Aberdeen, Scotland who was an iron merchant and a founder of St. Luke's Hospital.
Through his son Gordon, he was a grandfather of Ambrose Lanfear Norrie (who married Ethel Lynde Barbey, a daughter of Mary Lorillard Barbey and granddaughter of tobacco magnate Pierre Lorillard III), Mary Lanfear Norrie, Dr. Van Horne Norrie, Sara Goodhue Norrie, Adam Gordon Norrie (who married Margaret Lewis Morgan, sister of Geraldine Livingston Morgan ), Emily Lanfear Norrie, who died unmarried in 1936.

Lispenard Stewart

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He was a close friend of Lispenard Stewart, with whom he threw a 100-person dinner and evening of vaudeville before the two traveled to Mexico on vacation in 1893.
He was a close friend of A. Lanfear Norrie, with whom he threw a 100-person dinner and evening of vaudeville before the two traveled to Mexico on vacation.

John Rhea Barton Willing

Another close friend, John Rhea Barton Willing (who was Vincent Astor's uncle), left Norrie a Stradivarius violin in his will.
In his will, he left a Stradivarius violin to his longtime friend, A. Lanfear Norrie, who predeceased him.

Gabriel Mead Tooker

Norrie was also reportedly engaged to Emily Montague Tooker, daughter of Gabriel Mead Tooker.
His elder daughter was considered the "beauty of the family" and his younger daughter Emily, who was "not in the least bit pretty," was reportedly engaged to A. Lanfear Norrie.

Cortlandt F. Bishop

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After rumors that she was to marry John Jacob Astor III proved false, Amy later married Cortlandt F. Bishop in 1899.
Amy was rumored to have been close to marrying John Jacob Astor III, and later became engaged to A. Lanfear Norrie, which was announced at a grand ball on April 23, 1893, but which Amy broke off less than a month later.

J. Wadsworth Ritchie

The purported impending marriage never took place and, instead, Emily married J. Wadsworth Ritchie in 1895.
Emily, who was said to be "not in the least bit pretty," had previously been engaged to A. Lanfear Norrie in 1893.

Mary Lorillard Barbey

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Ethel was the daughter of Henry Isaac Barbey and Mary Lorillard Barbey, and granddaughter of tobacco magnate Pierre Lorillard III.

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Ambrose Lanfear Norrie (July 27, 1857 – December 22, 1910) was an American businessman and social leader during the Gilded Age.

Birth name

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He was the eldest son of Gordon Norrie (1830–1909) and Emily Frances (née Lanfear) Norrie (1836–1917).

Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park

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Among his siblings was Mary Lanfear Norrie, Dr. Van Horne Norrie, Sara Goodhue Norrie, Adam Gordon Norrie (who married Margaret Lewis Morgan, sister of Geraldine Livingston Morgan ), Emily Lanfear Norrie, who died unmarried in 1936.

Geraldine Morgan Thompson

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Among his siblings was Mary Lanfear Norrie, Dr. Van Horne Norrie, Sara Goodhue Norrie, Adam Gordon Norrie (who married Margaret Lewis Morgan, sister of Geraldine Livingston Morgan ), Emily Lanfear Norrie, who died unmarried in 1936.

Aberdeen

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His paternal grandparents were Mary Johanna (née van Horne) Norrie and Adam Norrie, a native of Aberdeen, Scotland who was an iron merchant and a founder of St. Luke's Hospital.

St. Luke's–Roosevelt Hospital Center

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His paternal grandparents were Mary Johanna (née van Horne) Norrie and Adam Norrie, a native of Aberdeen, Scotland who was an iron merchant and a founder of St. Luke's Hospital.

David A. Ogden

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His aunt, Louisa Sarah Lanfear, was married to Ogilvie Blair Graham and David A. Ogden Jr. (son of David A. Ogden).

William Watts Sherman

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Among his cousins was Norrie Sellar, a prominent cotton broker who married Sybil Katherine Sherman (the daughter of William Watts Sherman).

Gogebic Range

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Norrie, a broker, discovered the iron ore of the Gogebic Range of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (which became known as the Lorrie Mine ) in September 1882.

Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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Norrie, a broker, discovered the iron ore of the Gogebic Range of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (which became known as the Lorrie Mine ) in September 1882.

Ironwood, Michigan

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He was important in the founding of the town of Ironwood, Michigan.

Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway

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He was also a director of the Ohio Mining and Manufacturing Company and the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad.

Vaudeville

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He was a close friend of Lispenard Stewart, with whom he threw a 100-person dinner and evening of vaudeville before the two traveled to Mexico on vacation in 1893.

Vincent Astor

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Another close friend, John Rhea Barton Willing (who was Vincent Astor's uncle), left Norrie a Stradivarius violin in his will.

Stradivarius

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Another close friend, John Rhea Barton Willing (who was Vincent Astor's uncle), left Norrie a Stradivarius violin in his will.

Union Club of the City of New York

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He was also a member of the Union Club, the Calumet Club, the Racquet Club, the Metropolitan Club, the Downtown Club, the Riding Club, and the Tuxedo Club.

Racquet and Tennis Club

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He was also a member of the Union Club, the Calumet Club, the Racquet Club, the Metropolitan Club, the Downtown Club, the Riding Club, and the Tuxedo Club.

The Metropolitan Club

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He was also a member of the Union Club, the Calumet Club, the Racquet Club, the Metropolitan Club, the Downtown Club, the Riding Club, and the Tuxedo Club.