- John Jacob,1763–1848, U.S. capitalist and fur merchant.
- Nancy (Lang·horne) [lang-hawrn, -ern] /ˈlæŋˌhɔrn, -ərn/, Viscountess,1879–1964, first woman member of Parliament in England.
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Soon I discovered that the private Mrs. Astor was a maverick.Brooke Astor’s Estate Is Auctioned, and a Friend Recalls Her Fondly
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The Stylebook would appear to be as uncomfortable with the nouveau as Astor and McAllister were.Is the AP Stylebook Archaic?
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His wife is descended from King Charles II and is the stepdaughter of an Astor.David Cameron’s Toff Problem
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Straight from the Astor Mr. Vandeford walked into the office of Mr. Weiner.
If Mr. Farraday calls me before I get him tell him the Astor at one to-day.
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Now,” he said, in excellent humour, “we pick up Mr. Pawling at the Astor.The Crimson Tide
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The legislation of April 29, 1816, was not wholly satisfactory to Astor.Old Fort Snelling
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- John Jacob, 1st Baron Astor of Hever. 1886–1971, British proprietor of The Times (1922–66)
- Nancy (Witcher), Viscountess, original name Nancy Langhorne. 1879–1964, British Conservative politician, born in the US; the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons
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