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James Perry Radcliffe
Burnette Barbour Hickman
John H. Wilkes
Harriett Estesbrook
(-Bef 1900)
Lt. Col. William Hickman Radcliffe I.
Bertha Wilkes

Emily Virginia Radcliffe


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2. Living
3. Peter George Lynn

Emily Virginia Radcliffe 234

  • Born: 2 Apr 1914, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 3,92,234
  • Marriage (3): Peter George Lynn on 8 Nov 1938 233
  • Died: Sep 1976 at age 62 31

bullet  General Notes:

Emails from Boris Dralyuk, UCLA: (
Thank you, Ellen! It looks like I can fill you in a bit. EVR had a long association with the radio program Cavalcade of America:
Her first husband, George M. Lynn, was a very prolific bit-part actor; he also wrote a few plays and screenplays, sometimes in collaboration with Virginia:
After her third marriage (to William Hurst), she became a noted conservationist and authored a book called The Caribbean Heritage (1976), which I've perused today. Very nice book.
I'm attaching her NY Times obituary.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Birth: St. Luke's Hospital. 92

Residence, 2 Apr 1914, 5231 Cornell St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 92

Residence, 6 Jan 1920, 1736 Seventeenth Ave. Denver, Denver, CO. 14

Residence, 12 Apr 1930, 311 Portola, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, CA. 3 Living here are William H. as head, wife Bertha, and children William Jr. and Emily V.

Education: UCLA, enrolled in 1933. 124

Residence: 1881 Dahlia St., Denver, CO. 16

Residence: New York City, NY. 16

Residence: Puerto Rico. 233

Obituary: New York Times, 28 Sep 1976. 235 "Virginia Radcliffe Hurst Dies; Was Writer and Conservationist
Virginia Radcliffe Hurst, known under her maiden name as a writer on the islands of the Caribbean and on Fire Island, died of cancer Friday in her home in Davis Park, Fire Island. She was 62 years old.
Mrs. Hurst, a native of Chicago who grew up in California, began her career as a writer for radio in Hollywood. She was associated with the radio show "Cavalcade of America" for many years. Since 1964 she had been a staff writer for Sontheimer and Company, international public relations consultants.
An ardent conservationist, she had frequently contributed articles on Fire Island to The New York Times. A book based on her years in the Caribbean during her marriage to William Hurst, "The Caribbean Heritage," is scheduled for publication Oct. 26.
A brother, William H. Radcliffe Jr. of Palo Alto, Calif., survives."


Emily married Living


Emily next married Living


Emily next married Peter George Lynn on 8 Nov 1938.233

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Divorce Filing. 233

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