Milestones, May 9, 1949

Married. Nancy Marie Whitney, 22, daughter of Under Secretary of Commerce Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and stepdaughter of ECA Ambassador W. Averell Harriman; and Edwin Dennison Morgan Jr., 28, working as copy boy on the New York Herald Tribune; in Arden, N.Y.

Married. Dom Joāo de Orléans e Bragança, 33, great-grandson of Brazil's last emperor, now a captain in the Brazilian air force; and Princess Fatima, 26, sister-in-law of Egypt's King Farouk; she for the second time; in Sintra, Portugal.

Married. Francis X. (for Xavier) Shields, 38, No. 1 ranking U.S. tennis player in 1933 and onetime Davis Cupper (1934); and Katharine...

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