Milestones, May 13, 1940

Married. Nancy Whitney, 23, daughter of the former president of the New York Stock Exchange, Richard Whitney; and Socialite Henry Averell Gerry, 26; in Manhattan. The bride was given away by her uncle, Morgan Partner George Whitney.

Married. Julia Ruth, 23, adopted daughter of baseball's ex-King of Swat George Herman ("Babe") Ruth; and Richard Wells Flanders, 31; in Manhattan. The Babe presented the bride with one of his old bats.

Married. Singer Mary Martin (My Heart Belongs to Daddy), 24; to Richard Halliday, 35, cinema story editor; she for the second time, he for the...

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