Summary: thoroughbred horse racing enthusiast and scion of the prominent Astor industrial family who had won a number of prestigious races including the St. Leger Stakes and whose paternal uncle John Jacob Astor IV died at age 47 in the sinking of the ocean liner RMS Titanic in 1912.
Cause of Death: Complications from Parkinson's disease
Born: August 29, 1918
Died: September 10, 2000
Location: Hatley, Cambridgeshire, England