Remembered best because the third wife of wealthy businessman Vincent Astor, this socialite and one-time chairperson from the Vincent Astor Foundation also experienced a career like a writer. Her magazines are the Bluebird reaches House and Patchwork Kid: Early Remembrances. Created Roberta Brooke Russell, she was raised in New Hampshire, Maryland, Virginia, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti, because the just kid of Mabel Howard and USA Sea Corps Commander John Henry Russell, Jr. A prominent philanthropist, she backed organizations like the New York General public Library, THE PET Medical Center, as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork. Her first relationship, to politician John Dryden Kuser, started when she was simply seventeen yrs . old and finished eleven years later on. Following the loss of life of her second spouse, Charles Henry Marshall (an expense banker and the daddy of her child Anthony), she wedded Vincent Astor. She was a faraway comparative of German-born multi-millionaire John Jacob Astor.