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Emily Hammond
Date: 1874 - 1970
Remarks: Emily Vanderbilt Sloane was the daughter of William Douglas Sloane and Emily Thorn (Vanderbilt) Sloane, of New York. Her mother was a granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. Miss Sloane married John Henry Hammond (d. 1949), a lawyer, banker, and corporation director. The couple had five children: Emily Sophia Sloane Hammond (Mrs. John M. Franklin), Adele Sloane Hammond (Mrs. John K. Olyphant, Jr.), Alice Frances Sloane Hammond (Mrs. Benny Goodman), Rachel Sloane Hammond (Mrs. Manley Breck), and John Henry Hammond, Jr.. Mrs. Hammond was president of the Women's Roosevelt memorial Associaton . In 1914, she co-founded the Parents League of New York.