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Hallinan, Hazel Hunkins (1890–1982), campaigner for women's rights, was born on 6 June 1890 at Aspen, Colorado, in the United States, the only daughter of Lewis Hunkins, civil war veteran, jeweller, and watchmaker, and Ann Whittingham, an English emigrée. Hazel Hunkins was brought up in ...


Mellon, Paul (1907–1999), philanthropist and art collector, was born on 11 June 1907 at 5052 Forbes Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, the only son and second of the two children of Andrew William Mellon (1855–1937), banker and statesman, and his wife, Nora (1879–1973), daughter of Mr and Mrs ...


Paul Mellon (1907–1999) by John Ward, 1980s? © National Portrait Gallery, London


Tsuda, Umeko [Ume] (1864–1929), teacher in Japan and expert on women's education, was born on 31 December 1864 in Ushigome-Minami-cho, Edo, Japan, the second of eight children and the second daughter of Sen Tsuda and his wife, Hatsuko. Her father, a progressive Samurai, was a horticulturalist and educator who advocated the adoption of Western ways. At the age of six, ...