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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
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Artist
    (January 9, 1875-April 18, 1942)
    Born in New York City, New York
    Great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt
    Great-aunt of Gloria Vanderbilt
    Sculptor and art collector
    Sculpted the Women's Titanic Memorial in Washington, DC, the Buffalo Bill Cody Memorial statue in Cody, WY, and the First World War memorial in New York, NY
    She sued for custody of Gloria.
    She claimed Gloria's mother was in a lesbian relationship.
    Her custody bid sparked a notorious court case.
    Hundreds of art works from her collection were rejected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    She founded the Whitney Museum of American Art.
    She founded the Whitney Studio Club to promote young artists.
    Her Titanic Memorial is on the National Register of Historical Places.
    She founded a hospital for wounded soldiers in World War I.
    She was portrayed by Angela Lansbury in the TV film 'Little Gloria...Happy at Last.'

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