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Bingham, Henrietta (1901–1968)

Bingham, Henrietta (1901–1968)

American socialite. Born Henrietta Worth Bingham in 1901; died 1968; dau. of Judge Robert Worth Bingham (American ambassador to Court of St. James), and Eleanor E. Miller Bingham (killed, c. 1911); aunt of Sallie Bingham; lover of Dora Carrington.

At 10, was in an automobile accident in which her mother was killed; her father married twice more, but both marriages were unsuccessful (he was all but accused of murdering his 2nd wife, Mary Lily Flagler Bingham, one of the richest women in America, a scandal that made the front page of newspapers throughout the nation in 1917).

See also Marie Brenner, House of Dreams: The Bingham Family of Louisville (Random House, 1988); and Women in World History.

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