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Sharman Douglas

Socialite + Talent Agent
Female
Born Oct 5, 1928
Hometown Hastings-on-Hudso...
Died Feb 3, 1996
Death Place New York
Religion Episcopal Church ...

Sharman Douglas was an American socialite known for her friendship with the British royal family, in particular Princess Margaret. She was the only daughter of chemicals heiress and philanthropist Peggy Zinsser (d. 1992) and politician Lewis W. Douglas (d. 1974) who served as Arizona congressman, director of the Bureau of the Budget from 1933 until 1934, and U. S. ambassador to the Court of St. James's from 1947 until 1950.… Read More

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  • Andrew Mackenzie Hay, 73, Trade Expert
    NYTimes - May 18, 2001
  • Sharman Douglas, 67, Socialite And Friend Of British Royals
    NYTimes - Feb 08, 1996
  • Peggy Z. Douglas, A Fund Raiser And Champion Of Arts, Dies At 94
    NYTimes - Aug 17, 1992
  • The Evening Hours
    NYTimes - Oct 18, 1985

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CHILDHOOD

1928 Birth Born on October 5, 1928.
1933 4 Years Old She was the only daughter of chemicals heiress and philanthropist Peggy Zinsser (d. 1992) and politician Lewis W. Douglas (d. 1974) who served as Arizona congressman, director of the Bureau of the Budget from 1933 until 1934, and U. S. ambassador to the Court of St. James's from 1947 until 1950. … Read More

THIRTIES

1966 37 Years Old At various times in her life, "Charmin' Sharman," as she was known during her father's tenure as ambassador, worked as a talent agent, a movie publicist, and a public-relations agent. In 1966, New York City mayor John Lindsay named her New York's Commissioner of Public Events. … Read More
1968 39 Years Old Sharman Douglas married Andrew MacKenzie Hay, a food importer, in 1968. They divorced in 1977. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1996 67 Years Old Sharman Douglas died of bone cancer at New York Hospital in 1996.
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