Anne McKee Armstrong (1864-1925)

Mrs "Annie" (Armstrong) Stewart, Smith, de Saint Cyr

Associated Houses

Whitney Mansion

871 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

She was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Her great-grandmother's (Mrs Jane Alrick's) brother was married to Harriet Washington, niece of George Washington. Her younger sister, Rita, was married to Anthony J. Drexel Jr., of Philadelphia. Anne was married three times. When died she left $40 million which was divided equally between her last husband, Mr Saint-Cyr, and her two notable children: (1) Anita Princess de Braganza, and (2) William R. Stewart, "the best dressed man in New York City".


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 04/10/2018 and last updated on 01/05/2021.
Image Courtesy of The New York Times, 1906