Milestones, Jul. 18, 1938

Born. To George Vanderbilt, age 23, scientist, explorer, sportsman, heir to half of the $20,000,000 estate left by his father, the late Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt; and to Lucille Parsons Vanderbilt; a 6-lb. daughter, their first child; in Honolulu.

Married. George Fisher Baker Jr., 22, son & grandson of Manhattan's late great First National bankers; and Frances Drexel Munn, 21, Astor and Biddle descendant; at Roslyn, L. I.

Divorced. Dr. Joseph Irwin France, onetime U. S. Senator from Maryland; from onetime Princess Tatiana Dechterev, Russian émigrée; in Elkton, Md. Grounds: desertion (by Princess Tatiana).


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