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Clare Boothe Luce

Clare Boothe LuceAKA Anne Clare Boothe

Born: 10-Apr-1903
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 9-Oct-1987
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain
Remains: Buried, Mepkin Abbey, Moncks Corner, SC

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Playwright
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congresswoman, wife of Henry R. Luce

[1] The Watergate, Washington, DC.

Father: (businessman, violinist)
Mother: (dancer)
Husband: George Tuttle Brokaw (m. 10-Aug-1923, div. 1929)
Henry R. Luce (publisher, m. 1936, d. 28-Feb-1967)
Daughter: Ann Clare Brokaw (b. 25-Apr-1924, d. 11-Jan-1944 at Stanford University, auto accident aged 19)
Son: Henry Luce III (stepson)
Boyfriend: Bernard M. Baruch (extramarital affair, 1932-35)
Boyfriend: Randolph Churchill (extramarital affair)
Boyfriend: William Harlan Hale (extramarital affair)
Boyfriend: General Willoughby (extramarital affair)

    High School: The Castle, Tarrytown, NY (1919)

    Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
    US Ambassador to Brazil (1959, for three days, resigned)
    US Ambassador to Italy (1953-57)
    US Congressman, Connecticut (1943-47)
    Vanity Fair Managing Editor (1929-34)
    Vogue 1930
    American Academy of Diplomacy Charter Member
    Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute Namesake
    Committee on the Present Danger
    Council of American Ambassadors
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    Knights of Malta
    Nicaraguan Freedom Fund
    Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Nervous Breakdown 1946
    Converted to Catholicism 1946
    Risk Factors: LSD

Is the subject of books:
Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce, 1997, BY: Sylvia Jukes Morris, DETAILS: (biography)

Wrote plays:
Abide With Me (1935)
The Women (1936)
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1938)
Margin of Error (1939)
Child of the Morning (1951)
Slam the Door Softly (1970)

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