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Flora Payne Whitney Miller was the daughter of Harry Payne Whitney (heir to the Whitney fortune) and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (heir to the Vanderbilt fortune).

She was escorted at her debut by Quentin Roosevelt, a son of President Teddy Roosevelt, and they later became engaged. However, Quentin was killed in Europe during World War I. She later married Roderick Tower and had 2 children. After their divorce, she married George Macculloch Miller III in 1927. They had two more children.

Photo courtesy of the library of Congress, Bain News Service
in USA


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