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Hugh D. Auchincloss

Lawyer from United States of America

Hugh Dudley Auchincloss, Jr. (August 15, 1897 – November 20, 1976) was an American stockbroker and lawyer who became the second husband of Janet Lee Bouvier, the mother of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Auchincloss was born at Hammersmith Farm in Newport, Rhode Island. He was the son of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1858–1913), a merchant and financier, and Emma Brewster Jennings, daughter of Oliver B. Jennings, a founder of Standard Oil. His uncles were Edgar Stirling Auchincloss (father of James C. Auchincloss) and John Winthrop Auchincloss (grandfather of Louis Auchincloss). He had two older sisters, Esther Judson Auchincloss and Ann Burr Auchincloss. His father is the youngest brother of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss, making Hugh the nephew of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss and cousin of politician James C. Auchincloss. Auchincloss graduated in 1920 from Yale University, where he was elected to the Elihu Senior Society. He earned a law degree from Columbia University in 1924. Auchincloss served in the United States Navy during World War I and worked for the Office of Naval Intelligence and the War Department during World War II. Auchincloss had been a special agent with the Commerce  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Hugh Auchincloss
Date of birth
1897-08-15
Place of birth
Newport
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Janet Norton Lee Bouvier Auchincloss Morris
Children
Lee Radziwill Janet Jennings Auchincloss Rutherfurd Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Profession
Lawyer

Education

Institution From To
Yale University

Death

Date of death
1976-11-20
Place of burial
Woodlawn Cemetery

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