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Daisy Post
Date: 1876 - 1969
Remarks: Margaret Louise Post was the daughter of William Post and Rosalie De Wolfe (Anthony) Post. She was the sister of William Post, Jr. and Rose Anthony Post (Mrs. Thomas H. Howland). Margaret was known as Daisy Post to her friends and relatives. In 1900, Miss Post married James Van Alen (d. 1927) , a prominent businessman and social figure in New York. The couple had three children: James H. Van Alen, William L. Van Alen, and Louise A. Van Alen. In 1948, after her husband's death, Mrs. Van Alen was married to Louis S. Bruguiere, and art connoisseur of San Francisco and Newport. Mrs. Bruguiere was active in various charitiable organizations.