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Luce, Lila (1899–1999)

American philanthropist. Name variations: Lila Hotz Luce Tyng. Born Lila Ross Hotz, 1899, in Chicago, IL; died April 1999 in Gladstone, NJ; m. Henry R. Luce II (the Time magnate), 1925 (div. Oct 5, 1935); children: Peter Luce and Henry Luce III.

Was a philanthropist and volunteer for numerous NY and NJ cultural institutions.

Luce, Lila (1899–1999)

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