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    Roberta Brooke Astor (née Russell; March 30, 1902 – August 13, 2007) was an American philanthropist, socialite, and writer. She served as the chairwoman of the Vincent Astor Foundation, established by her third husband, Vincent Astor, who was a member of the Astor family.

  2. Brooke Russell Astor (born March 30, 1902, Portsmouth, N.H., U.S.—died Aug. 13, 2007, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and writer, who employed her position, wealth, and energies in the interest of cultural enrichment and the poor.

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  3. The beloved grande dame of New York philanthropy circles and a trustee of The Rockefeller University for 35 years, Mrs. Astor died of pneumonia on August 13 at Holly Hill, her estate in Briarcliff Manor, New York. She was 105 years old.

  4. 14 de ago. de 2007 · Brooke Astor, who by night reigned over New York society with a decided disdain for pretension and by day devoted her time and considerable resources to New York’s unfortunate, died yesterday...

    • Marilyn Berger
  5. 14 de ago. de 2007 · Brooke Astor, the itinerant soldier’s daughter who married her way into the top echelon of Manhattan society and then gave away a fortune, died Monday. She was 105. Astor died of pneumonia at...

  6. 13 de ago. de 2007 · Today, we are all saddened by the loss of Brooke Astor, a quintessential New Yorker and one of the great philanthropists of our time. Tens of thousands of New Yorkers were the beneficiaries of...

  7. 14 de ago. de 2007 · Brooke Astor Obituary. ASTOR--Brooke Russell (Mrs. Vincent). The Trustees and staff of The New York Public Library deeply mourn the passing of our beloved Trustee and Honorary Chairman,...