Astor

[ as-ter ]
/ ˈæs tər /

noun

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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Astor
/ (ˈæstə) /

noun

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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