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  • ID: I15462
  • Name: James Watson Webb II
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1884 1
  • ESTB: 1903-05 Shelburne Hounds
  • Note: Bugun as beagles, swiyched to foxhounds. Disposed in 1955. 2
  • Death: 1960 3
  • ALIA: Webb, James Watson, II
  • Education: Yale 2
  • SPOR: horseman, huntsman, polo enthusiast 2
  • SPOR: 1914-25: on team winning U.S. Polo chapioship in 5 years, a left-hsnded 10 goaler 2
  • HONO: Selected for Am. polo team that defeated England's team in 1921, 1924, & 1927 2
  • DESC: 1923 Voss oil: mounted on Vulture in the field w/5 hounds, Shelburne Museum collection 4
  • OFC: 1948-54: President, Masters of Foxhounds Association 2
  • Note: 5 Harry du Pont's visit to the Webb's home has profound effects on du Pont's future in antiques & decorative arts.
  • Text: p.127
  • Note: 2 Had 5 children.
  • Change Date: 17 FEB 2009



    Father: William Seward Webb b: 1851
    Mother: Eliza Osgood "Lila" Vanderbilt b: 1859

    Marriage 1 Electra Havemeyer b: 1888
    • Married: 1910
    Children
    1. Has No Children Electra Webb b: 1910
    2. Has Children Lila Vanderbilt Webb b: 1913
    3. Has No Children J. Watson Webb III b: ABT 1916
    4. Has No Children Samuel B. Webb
    5. Has No Children Living Webb

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Title: The House At Shelburne Farms
      Author: Joe Sherman
      Publication: Paul S. Ericksson
      Detail: Middlebury, Vt.
      Repository: Collection of A.G.P.
      Text: p.87
    2. Type: Book
      Author: Winants, Peter
      Title: The Sporting Art of Franklin B. Voss
      Publication: Blood-Horse Publications
      Repository: Library of AGP
    3. Type: Book
      Author: Auchhincloss, Louis
      Title: The Vanderbilt Era
      Detail: Profiles of a Guilded Age
      Publication: Chas. Scribner's Sons, N.Y.
      Repository: Library of AGP
    4. Type: Book
      Author: Winants, Peter
      Title: The Sporting Art of Franklin B. Voss
      Publication: Blood-Horse Publications
      Repository: Library of AGP
      Text: pp.86-87
    5. Type: Book
      Title: Henry F. du Pont and Winterthur
      Detail: A Daughter's Portrait
      Author: Ruth Lord
      Publication: Yale Univ. Press
      Repository: AGP's library
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