Payne Whitney
American businessman
Payne Whitney
William Payne Whitney was a wealthy American businessman and member of the influential Whitney family.
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College Night on Broadway - Stamford Plus Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
Ample parking is available at the 272 Elm Street surface parking lot; located next to Trailblazer and the parking lot behind the Payne Whitney Gym. Free shuttle transportation will be provided from Quinnipiac, Southern and University of New Haven
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FOOTBALL | 5 years, 70 lbs later, Ivy star rises - Yale Daily News
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With his commitment to football, academics, and working jobs at Payne Whitney Gym and Sterling Memorial Library, Smith said he still finds time to spend with his friends. “I feel like most Yale kids get really caught up in their sport and especially
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Ignoring Boundaries - New York Press
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Presented in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, this afternoon of events will take place on three levels of that organization's home, a historic Payne Whitney House at 972 Fifth Ave., and extend into Central Park and along
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Morse and Stiles limit dinner transfers - Yale Daily News
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She said she believes Stiles's close proximity to Payne Whitney Gymnasium contributes to food shortages, adding that many hungry athletes come straight to the Morse and Stiles dining halls after practices. Two such athletes, football player Cliff
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Beverly Hills Polo Club Announces Home Furnishings Licensing Opportunities - Furniture World Magazine (press release)
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During the early part of the 20th century, under the leadership of Harry Payne Whitney, polo changed to become a high-speed sport in the United States, differing from the game in England, where it involved short passes to move the ball toward the
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Theater List - The Jewish Week
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18 at 8:30 pm at the Payne Whitney Mansion, 972 Fifth Ave., as part of the French Institute's festival of performing arts, Crossing the Line. For tickets, $20-25, call the box office at (800) 982-2787 or visit www.frenchculture.org
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MEDANSKY: Learning to say “maybe” - Yale Daily News
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So I left Payne Whitney exhausted, sweaty and shaken, my hands filled with a toppling stack of fliers. And this week, my calendar is filled with a precarious balance — or rather, imbalance — of introductory meetings, study sessions, meet-and-greets,
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Merry Stressmas:'TIS THE OVERWHELMING SEASON - Cornell Chronicle
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Dr. Mallay Occhiogrosso, a psychiatrist at the Payne Whitney Clinic at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, says, "Overly high expectations for the holidays — be it around the food, the gifts, the family relationships — are a
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Jockey Earl Sande set the pace in 1920s - Evansville Courier & Press
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Jockeys such as Sande signed basically personal service contracts with stables headed by the likes of Harry Payne Whitney, Commander JKL Ross and Harry Sinclair (whose oil company was part of The Teapot Dome Scandal that rocked President Warren
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Resource Center for the Brain hosts fundraiser - Salisbury Post
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From there, he went on to complete medical school at Yale and residency at Cornell's Payne-Whitney Clinic and at Duke University Medical Center. Aiken believes in carefully choosing medications and behavior therapies to improve the long-term health of
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Tan campante - Etcétera
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Marianne Kris encontró la forma: dijo a Monroe que necesitaba descansar y relajarse, y el mejor lugar para esos propósitos era el Hospital Payne Whitney de Nueva York, donde la actriz ingresó como “paciente” el 5 de febrero de 1961
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STREETSCAPES | UPPER EAST SIDE; The Sidekick in the Spotlight
NYTimes - over 5 years
THEY have a family resemblance, but the 1907 Cook house, at 973 Fifth Avenue, takes a back seat to the ebullient Whitney residence, next door at 972. The pair, both designed by Stanford White, are just above 78th Street, and the first is slim, pared down, almost invisible compared with its much wider neighbor, which has rich ornament and a pushy
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One man's curiosity is a woman's prosperity - Tri-Town News
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When Livingston moved her breeding operations to Canada, she leased Rancocas Stud Farm to Harry Payne Whitney. Whitney bred Regret, the first filly ever to win the Kentucky Derby, and also leased Brookdale Farm, which was in Lincroft, Monmouth County
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The Sidekick in the Spotlight - New York Times
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At the same time, he sold Payne Whitney the land for his 45-foot-wide house, No. 972. Cook placed a condition on the sale, requiring any building to be of “light-colored stone.” There are contradictory aspects to the conveyance history,
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Psychiatrist selling North Cleveland Park home - Blockshopper
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He finished his residency from Payne Whitney Clin NY Hospital and Vanderbilt Hospital. According to BlockShopper.com, there have been 16 home sales in North Cleveland Park during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $800500
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Long-distance dedication - Boston Globe
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This season or next, she'll be racing for the Yale varsity inside Payne Whitney Gymnasium, where the likes of Olympic champions Don Schollander, Steve Clark, and John Nelson once did laps. Fabian's role model, though, is likely to be recent grad
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Sale of Broadway Parking Lot for $3 Million Over 99 Years is a Good Deal, Say ... - fairfieldweekly.com
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That includes Payne-Whitney gymnasium, dorms, dining halls and museums as well as the buildings that are used for classrooms. Yale does pay $4.3 million in taxes on the commercial property it owns in the Broadway and Chapel Street shopping districts
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Payne Whitney
    FIFTIES
  • 1927
    Age 50
    Whitney died in 1927 at his Greentree estate.
    More Details Hide Details His will bequeathed more than $20 million to the New York Hospital and smaller amounts to other educational and medical institutions. His estate funds contributed to the establishment of the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in 1932. Although he had contributed $1,000,000 to the Yale Endowment Fund shortly before his death, sufficient estate funds were also given to Yale to enable construction of the 9½ storey Payne Whitney Gym that too was completed in 1932. As a tribute to him, a road in Manhasset was named after him, Payne Whitney Lane.
  • FORTIES
  • 1923
    Age 46
    Throughout his life, Payne Whitney was involved in philanthropic work for a variety of causes. A trustee of the New York Public Library, in 1923 he gifted the library $12,000,000.
    More Details Hide Details A horse racing enthusiast in the tradition of his father and brother, Payne Whitney's Greentree Stable, named for their Long Island estate, was a very significant racing and breeding operation for thoroughbred horses.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1902
    Age 25
    In 1902, he married Helen Hay (1875–1944), the daughter of then-United States Secretary of State (and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom) John Hay.
    More Details Hide Details Their Stanford White-designed house at 972 Fifth Avenue was a wedding gift from his maternal uncle, Oliver Hazard Payne. The couple also had an estate, Greentree, in Manhasset, New York. Their son, John Hay Whitney, also served as the Ambassador to the U.K. Daughter Joan, an avid sportsperson, was the first owner of the New York Mets Major League Baseball team. In addition to a substantial inheritance from his father, Payne Whitney inherited $63,000,000 from his uncle, Col. Oliver Hazard Payne. Amongst his many investments, Whitney had major holdings in banking, tobacco, railroads, mining and oil. He was a member of the board of directors and/or an executive officer of several large corporations, including the City Bank New York, and the Great Northern Paper Company, and the Northern Finance Corporation.
  • 1898
    Age 21
    After graduating in 1898, Whitney then studied law at the Harvard Law School, receiving his Bachelor of Laws in 1901.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1876
    Born
    Born in 1876.
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