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Marie Whelen
Date: ca. 1880 - 1959
Remarks: Marie EliseWhelen was the daughter of Henry and Laura Whelen of Philadelphia. In 1904, Miss Whelen married Robert Goelet. They had two sons, Ogden and Peter Goelet. The couple divorced in 1914, and she married Henry Clews, Jr. (d. 1937), the sculptor. They had a son, M. Madison Clews. Mrs. Clews spent much of her time in France and founded La Napole Art Foundation- Henry Clews Memorial on the French Riviera to promote Franco-American cultural relations.