Milestones, Jan. 29, 1934

Engagement Broken. John Jacob Astor III, 21, great-great-grandson of John Jacob Astor I, heir to $3,000,000 last August; and Eileen S. S. Gillespie, 18, Manhattan debutante (TIME, Dec. 25). Reason: undisclosed. They were to have been married Feb. 6.

Married. Graham McNamee, 44, radio announcer; and one Ann Lee Simms, 22, actress; in Elkton. Md.

Married. Albert Russel Erskine Jr., 25. Chicago advertising man, son of the Studebaker Corp. president who died by his own hand last summer (TIME, July 10); and Florence Meredith Howard, 24, showgirl; in Manhattan.

Awarded. To Dr. Harlow Shapley,...

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