May (Bourne) Strassburger (1881-1975)

Mrs May Miller (Bourne) Strassburger

Associated Houses

Normandy Farm

Blue Bell

Singer Castle

Chippewa Bay

Indian Neck Hall


Villa Strassburger


She was one of the seven surviving children and the eldest surviving daughter of Frederick G. Bourne, the dynamic President of the Singer (Sewing Machines) Manufacturing Company. She and her husband had an international reputation as thoroughbred racehorse owners and breeders of the highest renown. They lived between France and America. 


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 04/09/2019 and last updated on 13/11/2021.